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Sanford L. Moskowitz, PhD

Title: Professor
Company: St. John’s University
Location: Saint Joseph, Minnesota, United States

Sanford L. Moskowitz, PhD, professor at St. John’s University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in international business.

With 22 years of distinguished experience, Dr. Moskowitz has emerged as a prominent professor in international business and global innovation at Saint John’s University and the College of Saint Benedict. Since assuming this role in 2017, he has played a pivotal role in developing a curriculum that meticulously addresses the complexities of the modern technological landscape, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

Dr. Moskowitz’s academic career at these institutions began in 2005 as an assistant professor, progressing to an associate professor in 2011. Throughout his tenure, he notably served as the chair of the Department of Global Business Leadership, under which the department gained recognition for its diverse faculty—an initiative reflecting his commitment to inclusive educational leadership.

Dr. Moskowitz’s academic foundations are robust, beginning with a Bachelor of Science in physics, with a minor in English, from the City College of New York. His scholarly journey continued at Columbia University, where he earned a Master of Arts in history, a Master of Philosophy, and a Doctor of Philosophy in economic history and the history of technology. This diverse academic background underscores his multidisciplinary approach to education and research.

Beyond academia, Dr. Moskowitz has applied his expertise as a consultant for high-tech startups and established corporations both domestically and internationally. His profound insights into the innovation process, economic forecasting, and governmental policy have established him as a sought-after expert witness in high-profile legal cases related to technology development and marketing in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and energy sectors.

Recognized as a thought leader in technology and innovation, Dr. Moskowitz is the author of publications such as “Managing Technology from Laboratory to Marketplace: Cheating the Valley of Death” and “The Advanced Materials Revolution: Technology and Economic Growth in the Age of Globalization.” His research has earned accolades from esteemed publications like The Economist and Wired and has influenced significant reports from entities such as the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

One of the most noteworthy highlights of Dr. Moskowitz’s career was his instrumental role in establishing the Phi Beta Kappa honor society at his university, a testament to his dedication to enhancing academic standards and opportunities at his institution. He attributes his success to a rigorous blend of academic training and practical application of his research and teachings. He remains a source of inspiration to his students and peers, integrating a wealth of knowledge from science, technology, economics, and the humanities to prepare his students for leadership in a rapidly evolving global context.

Looking forward, Dr. Moskowitz aspires to further his contributions to think tank initiatives in Washington, D.C., and is actively developing a proposal for his next book, which will explore visionary leadership during the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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