Faculty News

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

On November 17-18th, Professor Tara Keenan led a workshop at the national TESOL Italy conference entitled, “Teaching for Innovation.”

Mind Over Matter: Psychology Professor Nicola Petrocchi

Professor Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D, Psy.D, is a licensed CBT psychotherapist and student counselor. During his international Ph.D in Psychology and Social Neuroscience, he conducted research on the effect of Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM) on mild depression.

Mixing Business and Play: Professor Silvia Pulino Presents KidsUP!

Under the tutelage of Silvia Pulino, Director of John Cabot’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Business Administration, six ten-year-old entrepreneurs created their own company, KidsUP!, starting with an idea and developing it through design, production, marketing, and sales.

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Political Science and International Affairs Professor Seth Jaffe recently participated in two academic events in the USA.

Professor Antonella Salvatore Speaks at “Digital Transformation” Conference

Professor Antonella Salvatore was guest speaker at the conference "Digital transformation: from business to human" on Wednesday, November 22.

The Power of Narrative: Professor Alessandra Grego

Alessandra Grego is Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at JCU. A Professor with a 20-year experience, she has taught at JCU since 2003.

Professor James Schwarten Translates Essay and Play by Dacia Maraini

JCU Italian Studies Professor James Schwarten translated an essay and a one-act play from Dacia Maraini's Sulla Mafia: Piccole Riflessioni Personali

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.

Building Your Professional Future: Some Tips from Hays Italia

Professor Antonella Salvatore hosted Hays Italia representatives Valerio Tabascio and Pasqualina Lepore in her class Professional Skills for Career Development on Friday, November 3.

Political Science and International Affairs Departmental Reception

On Tuesday, November 7, the JCU Department of Political Science and International Affairs hosted its first Departmental Reception. Professors Bridget Welsh and Michael Driessen welcomed alumni, current students, and fellow-instructors in the Aula Magna to help them reconnect and socialize.

Professor Eszter Salgó on the Politics of Time in International Relations

Prof. Salgó delivers a paper at the annual conference of the Millenium Journal of International Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Professors Sarram and Lòpez Interviewed on Fake News by NPR

Christopher Livesay, JCU Communications professor and NPR correspondent, interviewed Professors Peter Sarram and Antonio Lòpez on fake news.

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

John Cabot University Professor Andrea Marinucci gave the lecture “Black Hole Hunting: A journey through the discovery of these mysterious objects.”