Dr. Wendy Wan was trained as a personality and social psychologist. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, a Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy in personality and social psychology from the University of Hong Kong. She is a registered psychologist at the American Psychological Association and the Hong Kong Psychological Association.
Besides being a dissertation adviser for ISM, Dr. Wan also taught international organizational behavior. She is also a professor of international business at Tunghai University in Taiwan. In this capacity, she is working on two types of projects. First, she is working on research projects with a focus on evolutionary psychology. Second, she has consultancy projects for business organizations; she helps companies from mainland China and Taiwan to develop the capabilities to succeed in international markets and to manage customers and employees of diverse cultural backgrounds.