Renee Chu-Jacoby is a lecturer with the Department of Management and serves as the
associate director of Graduate Business Programs. Before joining California State
University, Fresno, Ms. Chu-Jacoby was a small business owner and social entrepreneur,
working in business consultancy and with nonprofits and alternative education. Ms.
Chu-Jacoby’s professional passion is in supporting organizations, purpose-oriented
groups, individuals and families in realizing their full potential through education,
business start-ups and personal/professional development. Her areas of research interest
include organizational behavior in the workplace, studying the intersectional areas
of gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation; social impact-focused strategic analyses;
and social entrepreneurship.
Ms. Chu-Jacoby completed her undergraduate work Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors in
Business Administration and an emphasis in Organizational Development and Leadership
from Fresno Pacific University. Additionally, she holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Craig School
of Business, California State University, Fresno, graduating with Honors Distinction.
Renee is a doctoral candidate at the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul
University and is also a California State University Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive
- Strategic planning for economic development
- Entrepreneurship for social impact
- Organizational behavior in the workplace, studying the intersectional areas of gender,
ethnicity and sexual orientation
- Reproductive justice in the workplace
- Implications of centrality in social networks
Dissertation in Progress: Weight Based Mistreatment in the Workplace - An Intersectional
View from the Lenses of Gender and Race