Faculty Tips

  • Politics Take the Playing Field at Super Bowl LI

    Friday, February 3, 2017

    Super Bowl LI, like every championship match-up before it, will inspire friendly bets, team rivalry and lots of yelling at the television. This year’s commercials, however, might get as heated as the game. David Allan, Ph.D. ’99 (MBA), chair of marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, offers predictions and commentary on this year's politically-charged championship.
  • Child sleeping.

    Holiday Sleep Tips for Kids Help Parents Keep the Season Bright

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    The holidays can pose great challenges for parents who must juggle seasonal excitement and overtired kids. SJU sleep expert and Professor of Psychology Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., offers suggestions for parents to help kids navigate high spirits and the need for rest during the holiday season.
  • Red christmas present

    Deck the Aisles: Expert Tips on Selecting the Perfect Gift

    Thursday, December 8, 2016

    ’Tis the season to create wish lists, stock up on stocking stuffers and obsesses over selecting the right presents. Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing and gift giving expert, notes the importance of focusing on practicality over desirability during the gift selection process.
  • Children and gender norms

    Baby Dolls or Dump Trucks? Kids, Toys and Gender Norms

    Monday, December 5, 2016

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Clare Conry-Murray, Ph.D., published research in Merrill-Palmer Quarterly revealing that children are influenced by gender norms in potentially harmful ways: They do not recognize unequal opportunities available to boys and girls.
  • Richard N. Gioioso, Ph.D.

    Castro's Death and Cuba's Path Forward

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    Cuba expert Richard N. Gioioso, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science offers his thoughts on how the death of Fidel Castro will affect the island nation.