Faculty News

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh 

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome new professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh. After coming to JCU as a Visiting Professor in January of 2017, Dr. Welsh now joins the JCU community as a full-time tenure track Associate Professor and as Director of Asian Outreach.

Professor S. N. Jaffe on Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Professor S.N. Jaffe recently published “The Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War” in the well-respected on-line policy journal War on the Rocks.

A Look at the Big Picture: Mathematics Professor Stefano Arnone

Stefano Arnone is Associate Professor of Mathematics at John Cabot University. He holds a Laurea cum laude as well as a Dottorato di Ricerca in Physics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". He was voted JCU Professor of the Year for 2017.

Professors Driessen and Bailey Publish on Religion and Politics

Professor Michael Driessen John Cabot University Professors Michael Driessen and Tom Bailey recently published two works they co-authored. Both stem from a conference Professors Driessen and Bailey organized at John Cabot in June 2014, “Rethinking Political Catholicism.” The first publication is a special edited volume with the [...]

Professor Argentieri Discusses London Terror Attack on SkyTG 24

Professor Argentieri was invited to SkyTG 24, a 24-hour satellite news channel, to discuss the June 18 attack to a London mosque.

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Article on Fighting ISIS with TV

Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published an article in Al Jazeera entitled “Fighting ISIL through TV drama: The case of Black Crows.”

The Death of the Cockfighters: A BBC Documentary Featuring Prof. Carlos Dews

Carlos Dews, Professor of English and Director of the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at John Cabot University, recently discussed cockfighting in a BBC World Service documentary.

Professor Nicola Petrocchi to Present at Gerace Summer School

Professor Nicola Petrocchi will be lecturing at the Summer School "Empathy and Compassion: From Contemplative Traditions to Neuroscience.”

Professor Stefan Sorgner Lectures on Transhumanism Throughout Europe

Professor Stefan Sorgner recently returned from the University of Lower Silesia, in Poland, where he was Visiting Professor.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Seminar at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

On Wednesday May 10, 2017 Fabrizio Conti, a History lecturer at John Cabot University, taught a seminar at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" entitled "The Jews, Pawnshops, and Popular Religiosity in Late Fifteenth-Century Franciscan Preachers."

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Present Paper at XXVI European Workshop on General Equilibrium

Dr. Ruscitti’s expertise and research interests are in Microeconomics and Economic Theory. He presents papers at international conferences on a regular basis.

Professor Lila Yawn Interviewed for Documentary on Kentridge’s Frieze

John Cabot University art history professor Lila Yawn was recently interviewed for an Italian documentary on Triumphs and Laments, by renowned South African artist William Kentridge.

Donkey See, Donkey Do and Extravagant Stranger: New Books by Professor Connelly

Born in Essex, south-east England, Professor Connelly has spent much of his adult life being educated in Italy, India, Bangladesh, the USA, Scotland, and China.

Throwing Assumptions out of the Window: Professor Gene Ogle

Professor Gene Ogle's research interests include colonization and transcultural relations in the early modern Atlantic World, slavery, and racism.

Political Ethics in Contemporary Democracies – Professor Federigo Argentieri

Federigo Argentieri is Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs.