Matthew Shea

Dr. Matthew Shea


  • Ph.D., Temple University (2012)
  • M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh (1995)
  • M.H.A., University of Pittsburgh (1995)
  • B.A., Connecticut College (1993)

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Management
  • Governance
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Sustainability in the Global Insurance Industry

Relevant Professional/Applied Experience

  • 1995-1999 and 2000-2005, Business Manager, The Hickman
  • 1999-2000, Senior Member, Human Resources, Compensation Manager, Computer Sciences Corporation

Research Programs/Grants/Interests

  • 2009-2011, Research Fellow, Willis Research Network; Fox School of Business, Temple University

Recent Publications/Journals/Books

  • Shea, M., (Revise & Resubmit) AOL’s Got Mail (from an Unhappy Institutional Investor). Journal of Case Studies. 
  • Shea, M., (Under Review) AOL 3.x: completing an internet legacy’s turnaround. Journal of Business Cases and Applications. 
  • PSI Project Team, (2020) PSI ESG Guide for Non-Life Insurance Version 1.0. UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative, Geneva, CH. 
  • Bacani, B., J. Wallace, and M. Shea, (2019) Underwriting environmental, social and governance risks in non-life insurance business. UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative, PSI Working Paper, Geneva, CH.
  • Shea, M., and J. W. Hutchin. (2018). The Importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance Risks to Surety Underwriters. Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, 12:2. 

Professional and Community Engagement

  • 2021-present, Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce Board, Chair
  • 2019-present, WCU CAPC: Undergraduate Program Committee, Member
  • 2019-present, WCU CAPC: Undergraduate Policies Committee, Member
  • 2018-present, WCU Business Idea Competition, Judge
  • 2020-present, West Chester Cooperative
  • 2018-19, 2021-22, CBPM Strategic Planning Committee
  • 2018-19, 2021-22, External Relations and Community Committee
  • 2014-2021, Leadership Chester County

Classes Regularly Taught

  • MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy
  • MGT 483/6 Management Internships


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