Wei Chen earned a Ph.D. in management from Texas Tech University. Her research interests are in business strategy, entrepreneurship, international business, business history, and business ethics. Her research won the Best Paper Award by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and by the Journal of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Journal of Management History selected one of her publications as the Highly Commended Paper of the year. Besides her academic pursuits, she has translated books in art, worked in the ocean shipping business, and volunteered for nonprofit organizations.
Wei Chen in the News
- UMW Hits High Notes With New PianosAndrew Kraus was in the middle of a performance when he heard it. After playing the first of Brahms’s powerful and dramatic Rhapsodies, Op. 79, he began playing a softer piece. As his hands danced deftly and gracefully across the keys, he heard a distinctive “twang” that rang out through… Read more »
- Upcoming Faculty and Staff Assessment for Great Colleges to Work For ProgramI am pleased to announce that we are once again participating in the Great Colleges to Work For program. We last administered this assessment on our campus in 2016, and our results yielded valuable information that has allowed us to identify opportunities and make informed strategic decisions. After receiving the… Read more »
- Courageous Conversations: Faculty Speak from the HeartIn addition to collaboration and collegiality, university campuses have their share of controversy and contention. University of Mary Washington is no exception. How does this campus come to grips with civil discord? We talk – or at least we try. This requires us to listen. To open our minds. To… Read more »