Skip to Content
Seton Hall University

Keynote Speaker  

John H. Shannon, J.D.

John H. ShannonJohn H. Shannon is Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the Stillman School of Business. Recognized as an excellent teacher, he is a leader in incorporating the use of information technology to enrich learning environments. His teaching portfolio includes the areas of Legal Environment, Law and Entrepreneurship, Global Business and Corporate Social Responsibility. His research interests focus on the intersection of law, business and technology, information privacy, employment and regulation of business. He is co-author of Products Liability: A Managerial Perspective and The Legal Environment of Business: A Managerial and Regulatory Perspective, and a range of articles examining issues related to the above areas.

Jack has served the Seton Hall community for more than thirty-five years. He has represented the Stillman faculty in the Faculty Senate since 2011. He was chair of the Faculty Executive Committee, the faculty governance predecessor of the Senate, in 1990. He is presently a member of the Executive Board of the Stillman Faculty Assembly and Chair of that body’s Graduate Educational Policy Committee. He has served on numerous strategic planning efforts, accreditation committees and information technology initiatives. Perhaps most enjoyable, however, has been his service on the organizing committees of many University sponsored golf outings. Despite these efforts, though, his game has not seen any significant improvement.

Shannon was previously Vice President for University Affairs at Seton Hall University, concluding that four-year appointment in August 2001. Prior to his appointment as Vice President, he served as Dean of the Stillman School for three years. He was a leader in the development of the university’s award winning mobile computing program. In 1997, Shannon led the effort to establish the School of Diplomacy and International Relations.

Professor Shannon received the Bernard J. McQuaid Medal for Distinguished University Service in 2010 and the Albert Hakim Faculty Service Medal in 2013. He was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma in 1983.

Throughout his career, he has served the broader community. He is presently a member of the investment committee of the Marist Brothers Benoit and Gregoire Trusts. He is the past chair of the Board of Trustees of Orange Mountain Healthcare, Inc. and was a member of the Board of Trustees of The Hospital Center at Orange, serving as that body’s chair from 1992-94.

Back to top