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In the Media

Seton Hall faculty are regularly featured in national and international media outlets for their academic expertise and ground-breaking research. Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.

Considering Christopher Columbus in Context

William Connell, Professor of History and La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus, and issues of diversity.

Daily News | October 10, 2022

Seize the Day - Wednesday, August 10, 2022

On the Feast of St. Lawrence, the patron saint of the diaconate, Deacon Andrew Saunders (director of the Diaconal Formation Program at the Seminary) spoke about the permanent diaconate, the Church's discernment process for potential deacons and how deacons serve the Church.

SiriusXM's The Catholic Channel | August 10, 2022

2022`s Most & Least Independent States

Matthew Hale, political scientist and public policy expert, discusses federal funding issues around state subsidies, augmenting social services, and election contributions.

WalletHub | June 28, 2022

2022`s Most Fun States in America

Public and non-profit management expert Alex Torpey discusses the importance of strategic management, civic engagement and the greening of public spaces.

WalletHub | June 13, 2022

Staes to Present at BIG EAST Research Symposium

Thomas Staes of the men's swimming and diving team will be presenting research conducted through the chemistry program at the inaugural 2022 BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Seton Hall Athletics | March 9, 2022

Bianchi and the lost identity of the community of Bose

Ines Angeli Murzaku, Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Catholic Studies Program Director, discusses the concept of identity and returning to the roots of authentic monasticism.

Catholic World Report | February 19, 2022

Members of the media should contact the Office of Media Relations at (973) 378-2638 for inquiries and assistance in providing faculty experts.

Press inquiries after hours may be directed to

Laurie PineLaurie Pine
Director of Media Relations
(973) 902-8060


Michael RicciardelliMichael Ricciardelli
Associate Director of Media Relations
(862) 520-9639