Seton Hall University http://wamc.org en Dr. Vanessa May, Seton Hall University – Labor Law and Domestic Help http://wamc.org/post/dr-vanessa-may-seton-hall-university-labor-law-and-domestic-help <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Vanessa May of Seton Hall University explains why domestic workers were denied the protections of labor law for most of the twentieth century.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 69946 at http://wamc.org Dr. Vanessa May, Seton Hall University – Labor Law and Domestic Help Dr. Heath Brown, Seton Hall University – Political Activity and Non-Profits http://wamc.org/post/dr-heath-brown-seton-hall-university-political-activity-and-non-profits <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Heath Brown of Seton Hall University explores how some immigrant-serving organizations work to encourage voting.</p><p></p><p><br>Heath Brown is an assistant professor of political science at Seton Hall University, where his current research focuses on nonprofits, interest groups, and the presidency. In 2012 he published <em><a href="http://208.254.74.79/books/details/9780415808521/">Lobbying the New President: Interests in Transition</a></em> and he recently received a grant to study immigrant groups and the 2012 election.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 63104 at http://wamc.org Dr. Stephen Pirog, Seton Hall University – Smartphone Addiction http://wamc.org/post/dr-stephen-pirog-seton-hall-university-smartphone-addiction <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stephen Pirog of Seton Hall University explains the strong bond between many young people and their smartphones.</p><p></p><p><br>Stephen Pirog is Associate Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing at Seton Hall University.&nbsp; His research interests are focused on the economic and social impacts of marketing practice, as well as marketing history. He earned his Ph.D. at Temple University.</p><p><a href="http://www.shu.edu/academics/profiles/profile-details.cfm?customel_datapageid_148360=219617">About Dr. Pirog</a></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 59843 at http://wamc.org Dr. William Connell, Seton Hall University – Niccolo Machiavelli http://wamc.org/post/dr-william-connell-seton-hall-university-niccolo-machiavelli-0 <p>This week we're featuring five winners of the 2012 <a href="http://www.wamc.org/post/second-annual-academic-minute-senior-superlatives">Academic Minute Senior Superlatives</a>.<br><br>William Connell of Seton Hall University captured the Listener Choice award with the discovery of a long-lost letter that explains the shifting political fortunes of Niccolo Machiavelli.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54208 at http://wamc.org Dr. James Hanson, Seton Hall University – Sea Lamprey and the Great Lakes http://wamc.org/post/dr-james-hanson-seton-hall-university-sea-lamprey-and-great-lakes <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. James Hanson of Seton Hall University reveals how chemistry is being used to combat populations of invasive sea lampreys in the Great Lakes.<br><br>James Hanson is a professor of chemistry at Seton Hall University where his research interests include organic chemistry and polymer/materials science. His research group is focused on creating materials for marine applications, including repellents for sharks and dolphins, sea lamprey control agents, and anti-fouling agents. He earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 47889 at http://wamc.org Dr. James Hanson, Seton Hall University – Sea Lamprey and the Great Lakes Dr. Jose Lopez, Seton Hall University – Hot and Cold Plasma http://wamc.org/post/dr-jose-lopez-seton-hall-university-hot-and-cold-plasma <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Jose Lopez of Seton Hall University explains the various uses for the little-known fourth state of matter, plasma.<br /><br />Jose Lopez is an assistant professor of physics at Seton Hall University where he has conducted extensive research in the field of plasma physics. His primary focus is in the subfield of microplasmas, where he is recognized as an international expert. He holds a Ph.D. from the Stevens Institute of Technology.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 45129 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jose Lopez, Seton Hall University – Hot and Cold Plasma Dr. James Hanson, Seton Hall University – Shark Repellent http://wamc.org/post/dr-james-hanson-seton-hall-university-shark-repellent <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. James Hanson of Seton Hall University explains efforts to reduce unwanted encounters between humans and sharks by developing an effective repellent.<br /><br />James Hanson is a professor of chemistry at Seton Hall University where his research interests include organic chemistry and polymer/materials science. His research group is focused on creating materials for marine applications, including repellents for sharks and dolphins, sea lamprey control agents, and anti-fouling agents. He earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 40079 at http://wamc.org Dr. James Hanson, Seton Hall University – Shark Repellent