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Dr. Fang Shu is an Assistant Professor at Florida International University. As a notable global learning faculty member recognized by FIU Global, Dr. Shu teaches accounting and finance courses at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and various interdisciplinary courses (e.g. philanthropy, leadership, culture) at the Honors College. He has developed and led the Honors China Program and Hospitality in Japan Program. In addition, he serves as the Paper Review Chair of the 29th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism and the Marketing Director of SECSA-CHRIE.


Prior to teaching full-time in 2016, Dr. Shu had served as FIU's China Programs Manager for five years. His duties entailed oversight of all activities of the school's admissions and career development team in China, including the recruitment, enrollment, event planning, and eventual job-placement of Chinese students at FIU’s degree-granting campus in Miami. Throughout his career, he has served on a number of boards and committees, including the Asia Committee at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC).


Dr. Shu's research interests include economic impact, ESG, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility in the hospitality and tourism industry. He strives to use his expertise and resources to fix social issues and make the world a better place.


In his free time, Dr. Shu enjoys playing musical instruments and weightlifting.

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Prof. Fang Shu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/ Director, Honors China Program

Florida International University



Assistant Teaching Professor

07/2015- Present

Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Florida International University


Faculty Director, Honors China Program 

07/2018- Present

Honors College               

Florida International University


China Programs Manager     

02/2012- 07/2017

Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Florida International University


Vice Chair, Asia Committee   

07/2015- 08/2017

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce


Steering Committee Member, Chinatown

07/2016- Present                                          

City of North Miami 


Advisory Board Member

02/2021- Present

Camp Kesem FIU Chapter




  • FIU Notable Global Learning Faculty, 2022

  • FIU Presidential Leadership Program Member, 2017

  • FIU Provost’s Hybrid Pilot Program Member, 2017