John B. Lord, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Sports Marketing
Office: 351 Mandeville
Phone: (610) 660-1631
Fax: (610) 660-3239

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


  • Ph.D., Temple University, Business Administration, 1985
  • M.B.A., Drexel University, 1975
  • B.S, Saint Joseph's College, Food Marketing, 1971

Professional Experience

Faculty Member, Saint Joseph's University, 1975-present
   Food Marketing Department, 1975-2007
   Dean, College of Business & Admin, 1987-1992
   Assoc. Dean for Graduate Business Prog., 1998-2000
   Marketing Department, 2007-present

Unit Manager, ARA Food Services Company, 1971-73

Customer Services Mgr, ARA Distribution Center, 1973-75

Courses Taught

  • The Business of Sports
  • Principles of Marketing
  • The Business of Baseball


Bill Giles and Baseball.  Temple University Press, 2014

Developing New Food Products for a Changing Marketplace, Taylor and Francis Publishers, co-authored with Dr. Aaron Brody, 2003 and 2007

Strategic Management: A Cross-Functional Approach, Prentice Hall, 2006.  Contributing Author.

Grants and Awards

Lifetime Service Award; Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching; Faculty Merit Awards for teaching (5), service and advising


Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Educational Leadership
  • Expertise: Executive Education, Business Strategy, Organization Development, Port Authority Issues, Ireland and Chile, Photography, Landscape and Travel
  • Expertise: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Collegiate Athletic Management
  • Expertise: Religion in Pop Culture, Religion in Television/Feature Film/Literature, Social Justice
  • Expertise: Fire Management and Prevention, Emergency and Disaster Management, Public Administration Policy, Local Government
  • Expertise: Service Quality, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Quality Improvement, Team Building, Local Health Care, Customer Service
  • Expertise: France, French Culture, Contemporary French-Speaking World, Literature in French, 19th-Century French History
  • Expertise: Psychology of Religion, Prosocial Behavior, Ethical Behavior, Altruism, Moral Development
  • Expertise: Food Marketing, Consumer food shopping trends, Food company strategy, Supermarket practices
  • Expertise: Mexican History and Politics, Latin American History, U.S. Policy toward Latin America
  • Expertise: American Zoos, American Pop Culture, Environmental History, Animal Studies
  • Expertise: Food Retailing, Hunger and Hunger Relief