Moriah Meyskens, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor of Management
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(619) 260-7702
Office Location
Alcala West, Coronado 107
  • Ph.D. Florida International University, International Business & Marketing
  • MBA, New York University, Management
  • B.A. University of California Los Angeles, Economics & Latin American Studies
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Social venture earned income strategies, Social Entrepreneurship: How Businesses Can Transform Society, ABC-CLIO, LLC
  • An exploratory study of social venture competitions: Value creation at the individual, venture and societal levels, Theory and Empirical Research in Social Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar
  • Applying innovation theory to green-tech ventures, Patterns of Social Entrepreneurship Research
  • Stakeholder salience & disruptive innovation in social entrepreneurship, Patterns of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Human capital and hybrid ventures, Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth/ Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Moriah Meyskens is an adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego in the Management Department. At USD she is an active member of the Venture Vetting (V2) Competition leadership team. She also enjoys assisting with initiatives related to social entrepreneurship like the Social Innovation Challenge (she was a judge in 2012). She recently completed post-doctoral research at Babson College where she worked with the United States Global Entrepreneurship Monitor team and continues as a visiting scholar. Her areas of interest lie in Entrepreneurship, Strategy and International Business with a particular focus on social entrepreneurship, bottom of the pyramid, corporate social responsibility, green-techs, business planning and partnership research. She has presented her work at numerous conferences including the Academy of Management, Babson, and USASBE. She has also co-organized several annual professional development workshops at AOM since 2008 on Content Analysis and Poverty Alleviation Research.

Meyskens has published two book chapters, two GEM…