Faculty News

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."

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.

JCU Welcomes Visiting Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh

John Cabot University is pleased to welcome Bridget Welsh as Visiting Professor in Political Science.

Professor Argentieri Discusses Trump, Populism and Russia

On November 18-20, 2016, Federigo Argentieri, Professor of Political Science and Director of Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, contributed to a roundtable panel titled “Demagogues and Democrats in Central-Eastern Europe.”

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.

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).