Jane Wei Skillern

Adjunct Associate Professor at Haas School of Business


  • Haas School of Business



Haas School of Business

PhD, Business/Organizational Behavior, Stanford University
MA, Business Research, Stanford University
BS, Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley
Positions Held
At Haas since 2008
2010 – present, Associate Adjunct Professor, Haas School of Business
2008 – present,  Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business
2008 – 2010, Visiting Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
2001 – 2008, Assistant Professor, General Management Unit, Social Enterprise Group, Harvard Business School
2000 – 2001, Assistant Professor, London Business School
Current Research and Interests
- Social entrepreneurship - Nonprofit networks - Management of nonprofit organizations - Philanthropy

Selected Papers and Publications
- “The Networked Nonprofit,” with Sonia Marciano. Stanford Social Innovation Review (Spring 2008). - Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector, with James Austin, Herman Leonard, and Howard Stevenson. Sage Publications, 2007. - “Social Entrepreneurship and Commercial Entrepreneurship: Same, Different, or Both?” with J. Austin and Howard Stevenson. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 30, no. 1 (2006):  1-22. - “Social Entrepreneurship: It’s for Corporations, Too,” with Dutch Leonard, Ezequiel Reficco, and James E. Austin, in Social Entrepreneurship, edited by Alex Nicholls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. - “Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: A New Vision for CSR,” with James E. Austin, Dutch Leonard, and Ezequiel Reficco, in vol. 2 of The Accountable Corporation, edited by Marc J. Epstein and Kirk O. Hanson. Praeger Publishing, 2005. - Case Studies: Harvard Business School Case: “World Wildlife Fund U.S,” with Kerry Herman (2008); “The Energy Foundation,” with Alison B. Wagonfeld (2008); “Habitat for Humanity Egypt,” with with Kerry Herman (2006): 9-307-001; “Guide Dogs for the Blind Association,” with Allen S.Grossman and Kristin Lieb (2003): 303-006.

Honors and Awards
- Achieving Social Impact, MBA 292N-2 - Social Entrepreneurship, MBA 292N-2


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