Political Science and International Affairs News

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.

John Cabot University Hosts Annual Ambassadors Lunch

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, John Cabot University welcomed ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Secchia Terrace in the Guarini Campus for the annual Ambassadors’ Lunch. Guests included representatives from Israel, Serbia, Brazil, Morocco, South Korea, and Egypt, among others.

Promoting Women’s Rights: Alumna Milena Casabella

Born and raised in California by a Sicilian family, JCU alumna Milena Casabella was Vice-President of Student Government and Events Coordinator for the Athletics Department.

Salutatorian Giuseppe Spatafora Accepted to University of Oxford

Giuseppe is from Palermo, the regional capital of Sicily, in the heart of the Mediterranean. He majored in International Affairs with minors in History and Economics.

Ireland After Brexit: a Lecture by Nobel Laureate Lord David Trimble

On Tuesday April 11, 2017, Lord David Trimble was a guest of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs at John Cabot University. Lord Trimble, along with John Humewon the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his contributions to the Good Friday Agreements.

Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Commemorates Rwandan Genocide

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs co-organized with Ibuka Italia the 23rd Commemoration of the Genocide of Tutsi in Rwanda.

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.

John Cabot University Announces 2017 Student Award Winners

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Aula Magna for the annual Student Awards Ceremony.

Alumna Ekaterina Soubeva Awarded ‘Mario Possati’ Memorial Fellowship

JCU Alumna Ekaterina Soubeva has recently been awarded a prestigious fellowship for John Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Sweeping Populisms: Guarini Institute Distinguished Lecture by Yves Mény

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series presented internationally renowned political scientist Yves Mény for the talk “Sweeping Populisms: The Case of the French Presidential Election.”

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.

Research for Justice: Alumna Margarita Biryukova

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Margarita Biryukova graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a major in International Affairs.

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.”