Jared Peifer

Assc Professor

Zicklin School of Business

Department: N. P. Loomba Dept of Mgt

Areas of expertise:

Email Address: jared.peifer@baruch.cuny.edu

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Education

Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University

B.A., Sociology and Economics, Temple University

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Fall 2023MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2023BUS87201Sem: Organizational Theory I
Fall 2023MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2023MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2023MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2023MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2022MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2022MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2022MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2022BUS87201Sem: Organizational Theory I
Fall 2021MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2021MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2021MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2021MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2020MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2020MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2020MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2020MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2019MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2019MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2019MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2019MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2018MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2018MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2018MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2017MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2017MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2017MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Spring 2017MGT9200Bus and Society Relationships
Fall 2016MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2016MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2016MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2015MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2015MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2015MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2015MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2015MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2014MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2014MGT3800Management and Society
Spring 2014MGT4340Organizational Change
Fall 2013MGT3800Management and Society
Fall 2013MGT3800Management and Society

Journal Articles

Peifer, J., & Liu, J. (2022). A Moral Foundations Framing Approach: Retail Investors’ Investment Intention in Ethical Mutual Funds. Business and Society , 61(7). 1804-1837.

Peifer, J., & Liu, J. (2021). Does a Hybrid’s Core Institutional Logic Affect its Legitimacy? The Importance of the Form and Content of Hybrid Organizations in the United States. In Progress.

Peifer, J., Johnson, D. R., & Ecklund, E. H. (2021). Is the Market Perceived to be Civilizing or Destructive? Scientists’ Universalism Values and their Attitudes Towards Patents. Journal of Business Ethics , 170(2). 253-267.

Peifer, J., & Newman, D. T. (2020). Making the Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility and Perceived Trustworthiness: A Cross Stakeholder Analysis. Business and Society Review, 125(2). 161-181.

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2019). How Stakeholder Responses to Corporate Social Irresponsibility are Shaped by the Locus of Moral Response and Strength of Stakeholder Relationship. In Progress.

Peifer, J., Johnson, D., & Ecklund, E. H. (2019). The Moral Limits of the Market: Science Commercialization and Religious Traditions. Journal of Business Ethics , 157(1). 183-197.

Peifer, J., Marquez, S. C., & Roos, J. (2019). The Ethical Underpinnings of Non-Materialistic Values and Voluntary Simplicity Behavior in the United States. Psychology & Marketing, 37(2). 232-249.

Herzog, P., Peifer, J., & Harris, D. (2018). Facilitating Moral Maturity: Integrating Developmental Approaches in Teaching Millennials. Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion , 15(5). 450-474.

Herzog, P., Harris, C., Morimoto, S., & Peifer, J. (2018). Understanding the Social Science Effect: An Intervention in Life-Course Generosity. American Behavioral Scientist,

Howard Ecklund, E. H., Scheitle, C., & Peifer, J. (2018). The Religiosity of Academic Scientists in the UK: Assessing the Role of Discipline and Department Status. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 57(4). 743-757.

Ecklund, E. H., Scheitle, C., Peifer, J., & Bolger, D. (2017). Examining Links between Religion, Evolution Views, and Climate Change Skepticism. Environment and Behavior, 49(9). 985-1006.

Johnson, D., & Peifer, J. (2017). How Public Confidence in Higher Education Varies by Social Context. Journal of Higher Education, 88(4). 619-644.

Howard Ecklund, E., Peifer, J., White, V., & Chan, E. (2017). Moral Schemas and Intuition: How Religious People Evaluate Human Reproductive Genetic Technologies. Sociological Forum, 32(2). 277-297.

Peifer, J., Khalsa, S., & Ecklund, E. H. (2016). Political Conservatism, Religion and Environmental Consumption in the United States. Environmental Politics, 25(4). 661-689.

Peifer, J. (2015). The Inter-Institutional Interface of Religion and Business. Business Ethics Quarterly, 25(3). 363 - 391.

Peifer, J. (2014). Fund Loyalty Among Socially Responsible Investors: The Importance of the Economic and Ethical Domains. Journal of Business Ethics, 121(4). 635-649.

Peifer, J., Howard Ecklund, E., & Fullerton, C. (2014). How Evangelicals from Two Churches in the American Southwest Frame Their Relationship with the Environment. Review of Religious Research, 56(3). 373-397.

Peifer, J. (2014). The Institutional Complexity of Religious Mutual Funds: Appreciating the Uniqueness of Societal Logics. Research in the Sociology of Organizations , 41. 339-368.

Peifer, J. (2012). Socially Responsible Investing and the Power to do Good: Whose Dollars are Being Heard?. Research in the Sociology of Work, 23. 103-129.

Peifer, J. (2011). Morality in the Financial Market? A Look at Religiously Affiliated Mutual Funds in the USA. Socio-Economic Review, 9(2). 235-259.

Peifer, J. (2010). The Economics and Sociology of Religious Giving: Instrumental Rationality or Communal Bonding. Social Forces (ABS-3), 88(4). 1569-1594.

Media Contributions

(2015). National Public Radio's Marketplace.

(2015). Main St..

(2014). The Economist.

Presentations

Peifer, J. Stakeholder Response to Organizational Misconduct: Moral Reasons NOT to Punish. International Association for Business and Society. Bath, England

Peifer, J. (2021, April 8). How Integration Reframes Religious and Entrepreneurial Antecedents, Processes, and Outcomes. L.I.F.E. Research Conference. Virtual: Miami University Farmer School of Business.

Peifer, J. (2021, June 30). Theorizing and Measuring Firm Virtue. International Association for Business and Society. Virtual conference

Peifer, J., & Luo, Y. (2020, July 31). Measuring organizational virtue among Fortune Global 500 Firms: Moral sensemaking and persistently high levels of corporate social responsibility. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Virtual Conference

Peifer, J., & Luo, Y. (2019, March 31). CSR Sensemaking: Analyzing Moral and Instrumental Frames in Corporate Social Responsibility Reports. International Association for Business and Society. San Diego, CA

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2019, August 31). How Stakeholder Responses to Corporate Social Irresponsibility are Shaped by the Locus of Moral Response and Strength of Stakeholder Relationship. Society for Business Ethics. Boston, MA

Peifer, J., & Herzog, P. (2019, August 31). Does a Hybrid’s Core Institutional Logic Affect its Legitimacy? The Importance of the Form and Content of Hybrid Organizations. Academy of Management. Boston, MA

Peifer, J. (2019, November 30). Does a Hybrid’s Core Institutional Logic Affect its Legitimacy?. Social Entrepreneurship Conference. Bloomington, IN

Peifer, J., & Luo, Y. (2019, August 31). CSR Sensemaking: A Methodological Paper on Analyzing Moral Framing in Corporate Social Responsibility Reports. Academy of Management. Boston, MA

Peifer, J., Winkler, A., & Portocarrero, F. (2018, August 14). Web Experiential Learning and Sustainability. Academy of Management Annual Conference. Chicago, IL

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2018, August 14). The Moral Mechanisms that Drive Stakeholder Responses to Corporate Social Irresponsibility. Academy of Management Annual Conference. Chicago, IL

Peifer, J., Marquez, S. C., & Roos, J. (2018, November 9). The Ethical Underpinnings of Non-Materialistic Values and Voluntary Simplicity Behavior in the United States. Anti-consumption Beyond Boundaries. Almeria, Spain: International Centre for Anti-Consumption Research (ICAR).

Peifer, J. (2018, June 30). Is the Market Perceived to be Civilizing or Destructive? Scientists’ Values and their Attitudes towards Patents. International Association of Business and Society (IABS). Hong Kong

Peifer, J., & Newman, D. (2017, June 30). Making the Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility and Perceived Trustworthiness: A Cross-Stakeholder Analysis. International Association of Business and Society (IABS). Amsterdam, Netherlands

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2017, August 31). The Moral Mechanisms that Drive Stakeholder Responses to Corporate Social Irresponsibility. Academy of Management Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2016, June 17). Stakeholder Morality and Loyalty to CSR Firms. International Association for Business & Society Annual Meeting. Park City: IABS.

Peifer, J., & Winkler, A. (2015, March 31). Stakeholder Morality: A Review of the Empirical Research on the Morality of Employees, Consumers and Shareholders.. International Association for Business and Society Annual Meeting.. Costa Rica

Peifer, J. (2015, January 18). The Morality of Socially Responsible Investing. University Colloquium. Harrisonburg, VA: Eastern Mennonite University.

Peifer, J. (2015, April 30). A Theory of Moral Resonance in the Market: A Research Proposal. Lake Institute Network of Emerging Scholars. Indianapolis, IN

Peifer, J., & Liu, J. (2015, August 31). The Moral Foundations of Socially Responsible Investing. Academy of Management. Vancouver, Canada

Peifer, J. (2015, October 31). Conceptualizing Socially Responsible Investing as a Moral Transaction. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference. New York, New York

Peifer, J. (2015, March 31). Putting Faith in Business: Just Sprinkle in a little Religion.... International Association for Business and Society Annual Meeting. Costa Rica

Peifer, J. (2014, June 30). Religious Moral Authority and the Financial Market in 20th Century America. International Association for Business and Society Annual Meeting. Sydney, Australia

Peifer, J. (2014, August 31). The Moral Determinants of Anti-Consumerism in America. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA

Peifer, J. (2013, April 30). Moral and Monetary Distinctions between Socially Responsible Investing and Charitable Giving. Journal of Management Studies Paper Development Workshop. Denver, CO

Peifer, J., Ecklund, E. H., & Johnson, D. (2012, November 30). Religion and Optimism in Science/Technology from a Cross-National Approach. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association. Phoenix, AZ

Peifer, J. (2012, November 30). Morality and the Economy: Fund Loyalty Among Socially Responsible Investors. New York, NY: Baruch College, Management Department.

Peifer, J., & Phillips, J. W. (2012, November 30). Religious Diversity and Religious Tolerance: America’s Grace or America’s Tribalism?. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association. Phoenix, AZ

Peifer, J. (2012, October 31). Moral Economic Behavior: Who Can Afford that?. United Way Thrive. Houston, TX

Peifer, J. (2012, August 31). How Fund Producers Negotiate the Institutional Complexity of Religious Mutual Funds. Academy of Management. Boston, MA

Peifer, J., & Herzog, P. S. (2012, November 30). Normative Giving: National & Religious Norms of Charitable Giving. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association. Phoenix, AZ

Peifer, J. (2012, August 31). Why Americans Give Their Money Away but are Hesitant to Invest Ethically: A Comparative Analysis of Moral Economic Behavior. American Sociological Association. Denver, CO

Peifer, J. (2011, September 30). Between God and the Market. Everence Praxis Mutual Funds. Goshen, Indiana

Peifer, J. (2011, September 30). Lake Institute Consultation on Faith and Giving. Indianapolis, Indiana

Peifer, J. (2011, May 31). Socially Responsible Investing and the Power to do Good: Whose Dollars are Being Heard?. Bringing Stratification Process 'Back In' to the Scientific Study of Religion. Penn State University, PA

Peifer, J. (2011, October 31). Religious Reception of the Growth of the Financial Market in 20th Century America. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI

Peifer, J. (2010, June 30). Morality in the Financial Market? A Look at Religiously Affiliated Mutual Funds in the United States. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. Philadelphia, PA

Peifer, J. (2010, October 31). Moral-Economic Behavior: Charitable Giving and Socially Responsible Investing. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD

Peifer, J. (2010, August 31). Moral Restraint of Monetary Interest in the Financial Market. American Sociological Association. Atlanta, GA

Peifer, J. (2009, October 31). Between God and the Market: How Religious Mutual Fund Producers Negotiate the Overlap. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and Religious Research Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO

Peifer, J. (2009, April 30). Are Religious Investors More Faithful? A Comparative Analysis of Religious Mutual Funds. The Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture. Washington, DC

Peifer, J. (2009, August 31). Between God and the Market: How Religious Mutual Fund Representatives Negotiate the Overlap. American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA

Peifer, J. (2008, April 30). . Social Studies of Finance and Performativity Workshop. Columbia University

Peifer, J. (2008, August 31). Serving God or Mammon? A Look at Religious Mutual Funds. American Sociological Association. Boston, MA

Peifer, J. (2008, March 31). Screening and Stewardship in Religious Mutual Funds. Inter-Ivy Sociological Symposium. Princeton, NJ

Peifer, J. (2007, August 31). Toward a Theory of Solidarity and Religious Giving. American Sociological Association. New York, NY

Peifer, J. (2007, November 30). Religious Giving as a Response to Community. Sociology Graduate Mini-Conference. Ithaca, NY

Peifer, J. (2004, August 31). Personal Experience vs. Statistical Evidence: The Mammography Debate. American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA

Reviews

Peifer, J. (2012,January 1). Review of Philippe Steiner's Durkheim and the Birth of Economic Sociology. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics.

TitleFunding Agency SponsorStart DateEnd DateAwarded DateTotal FundingStatus
Sensemaking and Corporate Social ResponsibilityPSC-CUNY 5107/01/202012/31/202204/17/20203490.71Completed
Hybrid Organizations: Does the Core Logic Matter?PSC-CUNY 5007/01/201912/31/202204/15/20193492.33Completed
What Persuades People to Engage in Voluntary Simplicity?PSC-CUNY 4907/01/201806/30/201904/15/20183433.2Completed
A Theory of Moral Resonance in the MarketPSC-CUNY 4607/01/201506/30/201604/17/20153499.1Completed
Sensemaking and Corporate Social Responsibility: Next Stage of ResearchPSC-CUNY 5407/01/202306/30/202404/18/20233500Funded - In Progress
Ethical Investment Pioneers PSC CUNY 5307/01/202212/31/202304/15/20223500Funded - In Progress
Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Robin Williams Jr. Best Paper AwardCornell Sociology Department2009
Sage FellowshipCornell University's College of Arts and Sciences2009
Cornell Sociology Department Award for Excellence in Teaching, Analyzing Statistical Evidence2007
Sage FellowshipCornell University's College of Arts and Sciences2006
Sage FellowshipCornell University's College of Arts and Sciences2005
Norman and Ruth Sun Memorial Award in Economics for scholastic record and leadership2004
Winner of Temple University Economics Writing Contest2004
Sociology Prize for academic performance and significant contributions Temple University2004
Temple University Honors Certificate2003
Winner of Temple University Economics Writing Contest2003
Temple University Sol Feinstone Award for academic excellence2002
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship1999

College

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
MBA OrientationCase Competition DiscussionPresent
Business, Society and Sustainability Area CoordinatorCommittee ChairPresent
Online MBA Program Course Development Committee for MGT 9200Developing and coordinating the new fully online MGT 9200 course.Present
Departmetnt Executive CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
Baruch Subject Matter Expert Present
Committee on Undergraduate HonorsCommittee MemberPresent
Faculty Senate RepresentativePresent
Nominated for a Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished ServicePresent
Zicklin Executive Committee8/31/2022
Judge for Aspen Institute’s 2019 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition4/30/2019
PhD Student RecruitmentCommittee Member3/31/2019
Host Presentation by Ed Freeman, Senior Editor of Journal of Business Ethics10/31/2018
2017 MBA Orientation Speaker8/23/2017
Executive CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2017
Department Election CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2017
2017 Creative Inquiry Day- Zicklin Faculty Judge5/18/2017
Business Ethics Education in Undergraduate ProgramProvide input to Dean Qing Hu4/30/2016
Develop Business and Society Relationships Syllabus for New MBA Curriculum3/31/2016

Professional

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
Social Forces (2 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2010Present
Journal of Business Ethics (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article11/1/2016Present
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (3 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article9/1/2013Present
American Sociological Review (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article9/1/2013Present
Academy of Management Journal (4 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2014Present
Business Ethics Quarterly (2 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article9/1/2015Present
Academy of Management Discoveries (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article12/1/2015Present
Business & Society (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article6/1/2016Present
Journal of Business EthicsEditor, Senior Editor1/1/2023PresentInternational
Business and Society ReviewEditor, Associate Editor1/1/2020Present
Social Science Research (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article3/1/2013Present
Review of Religious Research (3 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2013Present
Socio-Economic Review (3 reviews)Reviewer, Journal Article11/1/2012Present
American Journal of Sociology (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2011Present
Journal of Modern Jewish Studies (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2011Present
The Sociological Quarterly (1 review)Reviewer, Journal Article1/1/2011Present
Social Issues of Managment (SIM) Doctoral Consortium CoordinatorProgram Coordinator1/1/202012/31/2021
International Association for Business and Society Best Published Paper JudgeCommittee Member6/1/20216/30/2021
Society for Business Ethics (SBE) 2019 Annual Conference (3 reviews)Reviewer, Conference Paper3/1/20193/31/2019
Judge for IABS 2019 Conference Best Paper Award3/1/20193/31/2019
Sage PublishingReviewer, Book11/1/201811/30/2018
Oxford University PressReviewer, Book1/1/20182/28/2018
American Sociology AssociationSession Chair1/1/201112/31/2011

Public

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
University Global Compact17 Rooms University EventNew Jersey9/23/20199/23/2019
Trophy Funds: From the Experts at Investor's Business Daily1/15/20181/15/2018
The Chronicle of Higher Education5/11/20175/11/2017
University World News5/5/20175/5/2017
Inside Higher Ed4/5/20174/5/2017
Huffington Post12/16/201612/16/2016
Christianity Today12/14/201612/14/2016
Earth.com12/14/201612/14/2016
Phys.org12/13/201612/13/2016
National Public Radio, Marketplace8/20/20158/20/2015
www.mainstreet.com1/13/20151/13/2015
The Economist2/22/20142/22/2014