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Baruch College Offers Expertise on History/Religion, Business Ethics
Jared Peifer, Assistant Professor of Management in the Zicklin School of Business, is an expert in the areas of corporate social responsibility, business and society, economic sociology, organizational theory, sociology of religion and socially responsible investing.
He is available to comment on:
- Religiously affiliated mutual funds
- Individual interest in socially responsible investing
- How religion influences charitable giving
- Determinants of anti-consumerism in America
- Religious attitudes and beliefs about the environment and global warming
Professor Peifer has been published in numerous publications, including Journal of Business Ethics, Social Forces, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, and Socio-Economic Review. A recent paper analyzing religious beliefs regarding global warming was accepted for publication in Review of Religious Research.
Prior to his time at Baruch, Professor Peifer was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Rice University. He also held numerous research positions, including statistical consultant to the Scientists in International Context (SIC) study; a research team member for Portraits of American Life Study (PALS); a Research Fellow for Rice Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP); and a research associate for National Economic Research Associates, where he specialized in sampling and survey design. He is currently a member of the Academy of Management, American Sociological Association, and The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Professor Peifer earned a PhD and an MA in Sociology from Cornell University, as well as a BA in Sociology and Economics from Temple University.