Faculty Tips

  • Evangelical Voters and Presidential Politics

    07/19/2016

    What's the difference between religious and evangelical voters, and how does the evangelical vote shape the election?

    Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies Katie Oxx, Ph.D., offers insight.


  • Why Choose Just One? A Different Approach to Voting

    06/03/2016

    Recently, The Washington Post and ABC News annual poll found that, for the first time in its history, the two leading candidates for president — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump — are viewed unfavorably by a majority of the voting public. Meanwhile, Green Party leader Jill Stein has called on Bernie Sanders to collaborate with her on a third-party ticket. But what would an election with three viable candidates do to election math?


  • Professors Share Expertise, Commentary on GMO Labeling

    05/24/2016

    The summer 2016 issue of Saint Joseph's, the University's magazine, features an article titled "A Delectable Debate: Labeling GMOs". On July 1, 2016, the state of Vermont will enact a law that requies labels on products contating genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Several faculty members at Saint Joseph's University weighed in on the topic both in the magazine article and in media coverage of the labeling debate.


  • Distance Makes the Habits Healthier: Advice on Snacking

    05/12/2016

    Free food: It’s a growing workplace trend, especially in tech companies, to incentivize productivity and morale around the office. But how can companies promote healthy choices and still provide indulgent goodies? Google executives asked consumer behavior expert and Saint Joseph’s University professor Ernest Baskin, Ph.D. and his colleagues, to help them resolve that question.


  • The R&D Balancing Act: Exploit or Explore?

    04/19/2016

    Research and Development: for many companies, it’s the creative core, the birthplace of innovation, but for organizations who know how to ride the wave, it may also be the budget to cut, according to Tim Swift, Ph.D., associate professor of management.