Faculty News

Professor Argentieri Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Rome Treaties

On the last week of March, Professor Federigo Argentieri participated in a number of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties.

Professor Seth N. Jaffe Publishes Book on Thucydides

Professor Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at JCU, just published the book Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest with Oxford University Press.

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Interviewed for Web Series on Raphael

JCU Professor Anna Tuck-Scala was recently interviewed for the web series “Sulle tracce di Raffaello" (On the Tracks of Raphael), by Giovanni Muciaccia.

Arianna Catti De Gasperi and Prof. Argentieri Speak at Public EU 60th Anniversary Event

Associate Director of International Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi and Prof. Argentieri joined the Rome Treaties' 60th Anniversary celebrations.

A Socially Engaged Curriculum: Professor Peter Sarram

Peter Sarram is Associate Professor of Communications at John Cabot University. Next year will be his 20th year teaching at JCU.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Publishes Four Essays in Transhumanism Collection

Professor Stefan Sorgner, a member of JCU’s faculty since 2016, is one of the world’s leading leading post- and transhumanist philosophers.

Classics as the Heart of Everything: Professor Thomas Govero

Tom Govero has taught at the high school and college level for over twenty years. He has degrees from St. Louis University and the University of Colorado-Boulder. In addition, he was a Fulbright scholar at the American Academy in Rome. He has taught classics at John Cabot University since 2003.

“Beyond Humanism” Conference: Call for Papers

The 9th Beyond Humanism Conference will take place at John Cabot University in Rome July 19-22, 2017.

Guarini Institute Presents “Trump and Asia: from Competition to Confrontation”

On Wednesday, February 22, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on “Trump and Asia: from Competition to Confrontation.”

“Getting Wavy With It” – a Talk by Professor Stefano Arnone

Prof Talks gives professors a chance to present on their academic interests that fall outside the liberal arts undergraduate umbrella.

“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.

JCU Hosts Screening of “Verano”

On January 25, 2017 the Department of Communications and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted a screening of “Verano”, a short movie directed by JCU alumnus Alessandro Ceschi and based on Professor Carlos Dews’s short story “Recoleta”.

“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.

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."