Clone of John Froonjian Honored at Year-End Celebration, Dec 14, 2023


John Froonjian, Ed.D
Executive Director 
William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy, Stockton University

Building One New Jersey

2023 Steadfast and Loyal Friend

For your many years of service and your contribution to civic engagement, civil debate, analysis, and insight. And for being an outstanding ally and supporter of our work to train and develop leaders advancing social and racial justice.

John Froonjian, Ed.D., is Executive Director of the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University. Prior to assuming that position in May 2019, he established and managed the Stockton Polling Institute, an academic public opinion research center, in addition to conducting research for the Hughes Center. The Polling Institute specializes in telephone election polls each fall and conducts surveys for academic research, online polls, intercept surveys and B2B.  Froonjian is an experienced data analyst and is a quantitative and qualitative researcher and interviewer.

Before joining the Hughes Center in October 2011, he worked for 32 years as a reporter and editor at The Press of Atlantic City, including as a New Jersey Statehouse political reporter, investigative reporter, long-term projects reporter and database journalist. Froonjian, who won at least one journalism or writing award every year from 2000 to 2009, served as the newsroom’s writing coach. He has also published several fiction short stories.

He received his doctorate from the Organizational Leadership program at Stockton University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Rutgers University-Camden. He received his B.A. degree from Glassboro State College, now Rowan University.