Office: 227 Campus Hall
Teaching Interests: Employment Law, Business Law, Business Ethics, International Business and Hawaii:Business, Culture and Ethics, which includes a class trip
John Jude Moran was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from Xaverian
High School at the age of 16, John received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from
St. John’s University’s Notre Dame College in two years at the age of 18. John then attended
New York Law School, from which he received his Doctor of Law degree at the age of 21. John’s
first teaching experience was at the City University of New York, which he began while still in
law school. John also taught part-time at St. John’s University MBA program. After becoming a
member of the New York Bar, John worked for a law firm and then a corporation in Manhattan.
In 1982, John moved to Grasmere in Staten Island. At that time, John began writing his
first book, Practical Business Law . This book was published in 1985. It is now in its third edition
and has been used in almost a hundred colleges in the United States and six foreign countries.
John returned to St. John’s University to pursue an MBA in finance, which he received at the age
After teaching at St. Peter’s College for one year, John became a member of Wagner College’s
faculty in 1984. He has served as chairman of the Department of Business Administration and is
currently a Professor of Business and Employment Law. In 1995, the first edition of Employment
Law: New Challenges in the Business Environment was published.
John resides on Cameron Lake in Grasmere, Staten Island, New York, with his mom, Rita;
his son, Johnny; his dog and Johnny’s best friend, Freckles; and their cat, Chubby.