Faculty News

Dimentica.me: a New Web Reputation Service Against Online Libel

Three alumni of the Continuing Education Course in International Management of Enterprises at John Cabot University, Alessandra Mazzuca, Edoardo Piscitelli, and Fabrizio Forleo, recently launched Dimentica.me.

Professor Federigo Argentieri Publishes Article in “La Lettura”

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, Professor Federigo Argentieri published an article in Corriere della Sera's weekly supplement "La Lettura."

“Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice” – Professor López

Communications Professor Antonio López recently published two chapters in Environmental Communication Pedagogy and Practice (Routledge 2017).

Re-branding the Writing Center

The Writing Center is John Cabot University’s resource for writers. Intended '"for all writers, of all levels," the Center offers one-hour sessions for students who are interested in improving their written work. Thanks to a collaboration with Professor Sabrina Schmidt’s Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes, the Writing Center is receiving a graphic makeover.

Speak Truth to Power: A Dialogue with Journalist and Professor Chris Livesay

Professor Christopher Livesay, Lecturer in Journalism, joined JCU in Spring 2017. A foreign correspondent and producer for PBS NewsHour, his recent work focuses on the Middle East conflict, the rise of populism in Europe, and the refugee crisis.

“The Collected Works of Carson McCullers,” Edited by Professor Dews

The Library of America published the second volume in their two-volume set of The Collected Works of Carson McCullers, edited by JCU Professor Carlos Dews.

A Dialogue with the Middle East: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta is an expert in Arabic-speaking media who started teaching at JCU this Spring 2017.

The Colosseum as a Giant…Derrière? Prof. Lila Yawn’s New Article

JCU Professor Lila Yawn recently published an article in the journal California Italian Studies titled "Culiseo: the Roman Colosseum in Early Modern Jest."

Teaching as Human Interaction at its Best: Professor Adrian Stoian

Adrian Stoian is an Associate Professor of Economics at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. in Finance and Banking from Babes Bolyai University, Romania (1997), an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University (2003), and a PhD in Economics from University of Arizona (2008).

Professor Sorgner Gives Talk for “Question of Will” Art Project.

On December 16, 2016, John Cabot University’s Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner gave a talk on “Posthuman Perspectives” for the “Question of Will” art project.

From Page to Screen: Professor Dews’s Story Adapted into Short Film

Carlos Dews is a member of John Cabot University’s faculty since 2008. He is Chair of the JCU Department of English Language and Literature and Director of the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

Prof. Michèle Favorite Publishes Article on Women and Soft Skills in Aspenia

Professor Michèle Favorite recently published the article “L’incredibile paradosso” (“The incredible paradox”) in Aspenia, the journal of Aspen Institute Italy. In the article, Prof. Favorite discusses the global soft skills gap between men and women.

President Pavoncello Interviewed on Italian Constitutional Referendum Results

Bloomberg, TRT World, and the Local interviewed President Pavoncello on the constitutional referendum that took place in Italy on December 4, 2016.

Dean Mary Merva Guest of Honor at ESCAP Ambassadors’ Luncheon

Dean Merva was invited to address some of the most relevant matters that face our world today, such as the possible global (economic and social) consequences of the election of the new President of the United States and of the results of the “Brexit” referendum in the UK.

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Prof. Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She is the author of the book Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).