Affiliated Faculty

Yuwei Shi
  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Visiting Professor
  • Division Graduate Studies Division
  • Department
    • Coastal Science & Policy Program
  • Affiliations Environmental Studies Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Long Marine Lab Ocean Health Building, 00-000
  • Mail Stop No Mailstop
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Biography, Education and Training

Yuwei Shi is a visiting professor in the Coastal Science and Policy Program and Academic Director of the Blue Pioneers Program. He is also professor emeritus at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. His current research and practice interests center on impact management in social enterprise, corporate sustainable strategy, and ESG and impact investing. His publications include over three dozen papers in peer-reviewed journals, seven books and book chapters and dozens of articles in popular media. He is an award-winning teacher known for architecting innovative pedagogy, course and program design. He pioneered the raw-case method of learning and led the development of impactful programs including the Frontier Market Scouts Fellowship Program and the Blue Pioneers Program. At Middlebury Institute he was professor of strategic management and key faculty member of its MBA in global impact management program. Also at Middlebury he served two terms as the Dean of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management. He had twenty years of experience as founder of a tech venture, advisory partner at a venture capital firm, and consultant to well-known management consulting firms. He holds Bachelor of Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Master of Comparative Laws from the Dedmen School of Law at Southern Methodist University´╝îand Ph.D. in Organization, Strategy and International Management from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas.