Faculty News

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn teaches Art History at JCU and is Director of the MA in Art History. She specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy.

Professor Serafino Amato Presents Exhibit False Finzioni

From Tuesday, September 5 to Saturday, September 9, JCU photography professor Serafino Amato will present the exhibit False Finzioni (Fake Fictions).

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly Publishes Article in The Irish Times

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly recently published an article titled “Daniel Roy Connelly: an Extravagant Stranger on his unusual Irish roots.”

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Essay on Filming in Syria

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published the article "The Unbearable Lightness of the Image: Unfinished Thoughts on Filming in Contemporary Syria" in the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication.

Professor Salgó Publishes Book on the European Union’s Symbol Politics

Professor Salgò recently published the book "Images from Paradise: The Visual Communication of the European Union's Federalist Utopia."

Writing for Videogames: Professor Mike Treanor

Mike Treanor is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the American University, Washington DC and a founding member of the American University Game Lab. His research is broadly aimed at finding new approaches for interpretation and expression within videogames and computational media. He's had work nominated for Technical [...]

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.

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.

Service Learning and Croce Rossa Meet Italian High School Students

Professor Andrea Lanzone held a seminar on the JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education for Italian high school students.