Interim Dean Glenn Gerstner, Ed.D., talks about the Expansion of Faculty Research
Brian K. Harte, Ph.D., receives Best Paper Award from the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Virtual Conference
Dr. Luca Iandoli, receives Best Conference Paper Award from the Association for Information Systems
Watch Our Conversation on Communiction and Civility!
April Merenda, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management, talks about her research on How Travel Will Adapt Post-Pandemic
Research conducted at The Collins College of Professional Studies has grown over the past few years. Below are different areas of research topics our faculty are exploring.
Interim Dean Glenn Gerstner, Ed.D. talks about the growth of CCPS Faculty Research. Click here to read more.
FEATURED FACULTY STORY
Elisabeth Fondren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Journalism
The American Journalism Historians Association awarded Elisabeth Fondren, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Division of Mass Communication at The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, a 2020 Joseph McKerns Research Grant to support her ongoing research on twentieth-century journalism and propaganda history.
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The Collins College of Professional Studies research forum, is a series of events, in collaboration with the St. John’s Center for Teaching and Learning, in which the faculty get together to present and discuss their work.
Presenter: Luca Iandoli, Associate Dean, Professor, Computer Science, Collins College of Professional Studies
Design for Everybody - How Inclusive Design Supports Both Fair Access and Breakthrough Innovation
Thursday, December 3, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Industrial Design has traditionally prioritized functional or marketing objectives while neglecting users’ well-being and other cognitive, social, emotional, and ethical concerns.
However, best design and innovation often originate from unexpected places and applications. This talk shows that designing for marginal users and communities can lead to breakthrough innovations while contributing to sustainable consumption and to a more inclusive society.
Presenter: Edrex Fontanilla, Collins College of Professional Studies, Mass Communication
Virtual Reality as Empathy Machine: Immersive Media as an Instrument for Social Change
Date: Monday, October 26, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Fontanilla's creative practice employs immersive media as an interventional tool, creating low-impact site-specific installations about urban ecology, and educational instruments for social integration of disabilities. In this session, Fontanilla explores the emergent properties of virtual reality that make the expressive form particularly effective in promoting cognitive empathy.
Institute of Interdisciplinary Sport Researchhttps://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/institute-interdisciplinary-sport-research
Institute for International Communicationhttps://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/institute-international-communication
Center for Vincentian Research and Innovationhttps://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/center-vincentian-research-and-innovation
Institute for Data Sciencehttps://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/institute-data-science
Many of our faculty members are experts in a variety of areas. Click here to learn more about their individual expertise.