Weslynne Ashton



Weslynne Ashton

Weslynne Ashton is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Management and Sustainability at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business. Her research and teaching focuses on two core areas:  inter-firm collaboration for environmental management, and sustainability strategies for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and new ventures. She is interested in leveraging business to contribute to sustainability in under-resourced and developing regions. She teaches courses in Industrial Ecology, Business Sustainability, and Social Entrepreneurship across graduate business, public administration and environmental management programs. She has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Environmental Science from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.