Virginia M. Miori, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: 342B Mandeville Hall
Phone: (610) 660-3451
Fax: (610) 660-1229

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Virginia Miori is an Associate Professor at St. Joseph’s University and was a 2006 doctoral graduate of the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, specializing in optimization of Supply Chains. She also holds an MS in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve University and an MS in Transportation from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Miori has sixteen years of teaching experience and has accumulated over fifteen years of experience in developing and implementing operations research models applied to problems in the chemical industry, manufacturing, logistics, transportation and supply chain management.

She is highly engaged in teaching collaboration between disciplines. Dr. Miori is active in professional societies and has published numerous articles and presented at professional conferences. She has received an outstanding dissertation award from Drexel University and an outstanding research award from St. Joseph’s University.

Dr. Miori is the academic coordinator of the MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics and the Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Business Intelligence Research.


B.A. Mathematics: Hiram College

M.S. Operations Research: Case Western Reserve University

M.S. Transportation: University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D. Operations Research: Drexel University

Courses Taught

  • Business Statistics
  • Business Analytics (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Research Skills
  • Six Sigma Applications and Foundations (I and II)
  • Foundations for Business Intelligence
  • Business Process Modeling and Analysis
  • Systems Theory
  • Business Intelligence Tools/Concepts
  • Special Topics: Big Data and Hadoop

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