Michael Alleruzzo

Visiting Professor
Office: Mandeville 334
Phone: (610) 660-1614
Fax: (610) 660-1229
Email: michael.alleruzzo@sju.edu


  • B.S.- West Virginia University, Business Administration, Management, 1993
  • MMH- Cornell University, Master of Management in Hospitality, School of Hotel Administration, 2000

Professional Experience

Saint Joseph's University 

  • Visiting Instructor 2010- Present

Drexel University

  • Adjunct Faculty Instructor 2005 – 2010

The Art Institute of Philadelphia

  • Director of Training and Development 2006 – 2010

Mercyhurst College

  • Faculty Instructor 2001 – 2005

The Breakers

  • Analyst 2000 – 2001

Pargo’s American Food and Spirits

  • Corporate Trainer / Operations Manager 1993 – 1997

Courses Taught

Saint Joseph's University

  • Essentials in Managemetn
  • Applied Project Team Skills
  • Empowering Human Potential at Work

Drexel University

  • Leading Effective Organizations - MBA course - onsite and online
  • Leadership and Professional Development - MBA course - onsite and online
  • Customer Service - onsite and online
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Human Resources - MBA course

The Art Institute of Philadelphia

  • Understanding Your Management Style
  • Listening Styles
  • Managing Service Excellence
  • Building Team Consensus and Synergy
  • Classroom Management
  • Understanding Students with Disabilities
  • Using Technology in the Classroom
  • Instructional Strategies for Student Success
  • Student Learning Styles

Mercyhurst College

  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Principles of Management
  • Management of Human Resources
  • Applied Service Methodology

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Educational Leadership
  • Expertise: Executive Education, Business Strategy, Organization Development, Port Authority Issues, Ireland and Chile, Photography, Landscape and Travel
  • Expertise: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Collegiate Athletic Management
  • Expertise: Religion in Pop Culture, Religion in Television/Feature Film/Literature, Social Justice
  • Expertise: Fire Management and Prevention, Emergency and Disaster Management, Public Administration Policy, Local Government
  • Expertise: Service Quality, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Quality Improvement, Team Building, Local Health Care, Customer Service
  • Expertise: France, French Culture, Contemporary French-Speaking World, Literature in French, 19th-Century French History
  • Expertise: Psychology of Religion, Prosocial Behavior, Ethical Behavior, Altruism, Moral Development
  • Expertise: Food Marketing, Consumer food shopping trends, Food company strategy, Supermarket practices
  • Expertise: Mexican History and Politics, Latin American History, U.S. Policy toward Latin America
  • Expertise: American Zoos, American Pop Culture, Environmental History, Animal Studies
  • Expertise: Food Retailing, Hunger and Hunger Relief