History

Presidential Couple

A Candidacy of Firsts

09/14/2016

Katherine A.S. Sibley, professor of history and an expert in first ladies, discusses Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy in the context of her role as first lady.


Donkey and Elephant

SJU Students Participate in RNC and DNC Convention Seminars

07/29/2016

A group of seven SJU students joined their colleagues from across the country in a two-week seminar/internship program held in Cleveland and Philadelphia for the national political party conventions.


Randall Miller

SJU Faculty Experts: Populism and Presidential Politics

07/18/2016

Professor of History Randall Miller, Ph.D., offers his insights into how populism as a political movement influences presidential politics.


Robert E. Rubin

SJU to Host CHINA Town Hall Featuring a Webcast Panel Led by Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin

09/24/2015

To help illuminate the relationship between the U.S. and China, Saint Joseph’s will host the NCUSCR's ninth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.


National China Town Hall Meeting to Convene at Saint Joseph’s

10/12/2012

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2012) – China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University will partner for the second consecutive year with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York to present the sixth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 29.


Presidential Election Headed for a Photo Finish

10/08/2012

With the 2012 presidential election gearing up for the final weeks of the campaign, it’s inevitable that some voters – particularly those who supported then-Senator Barack Obama four years ago – would compare this cycle to the 2008 election, and might be feeling nostalgic for days gone by.


Contemporary ‘Chinese Characters’ Illuminated at Saint Joseph’s

09/13/2012

Three contributors to Chinese Characters: Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land, a collection of non-fiction stories about life in contemporary China, will discuss the book at Saint Joseph’s University on Friday, Sept. 21, at 12 p.m. in the Wachterhauser Seminar Room of the Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library.


MacLean Chair Focuses on Middle East History and Irish Culture

09/17/2012

John Wrynn, S.J., former chair and professor of history at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J., joins Saint Joseph’s University as the current Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair for the 2012 -13 academic year.


Is the United States Government Broken? -

03/01/2010

There is no question that the U.S. government is facing its share of troubles. During the worst recession in its history, it is fighting two foreign wars. On top of that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.7 percent of the workforce is unemployed, and despite months of congressional discussion and deal making, a solution to the health care crisis seems far off.


In History Classes, the Play is the Thing

08/13/2009

This fall, Jeffrey Hyson, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, will transform his freshman Western Civilization I classes into fascinating games. Hyson will use an innovative pedagogy developed at Barnard College called Reacting to the Past (RTTP).