Political Science and International Affairs News

Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Participates in World Economic Forum

Leonardo Quattrucci, John Cabot University Class of 2013, is the only young Italian participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters from January 17-20, 2017.

Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italian Political Situation for Xinhua English News

On January 15th, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on the political situation in Italy a few weeks after President Sergio Mattarella asked Paolo Gentiloni to fill in as prime minister.

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.”

An Assessment of the US Elections and Trump’s Victory

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society presented the panel discussion “An Assessment of the US Elections."

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

Alumnus Cristian Tracci Accepted to Columbia University

Cristian Tracci just graduated from JCU and has been accepted to Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.

President Pavoncello Interviewed on Italian Constitutional Referendum Results

Bloomberg, TRT World, and the Local interviewed President Pavoncello on the constitutional referendum that took place in Italy on December 4, 2016.

MUN Society Represents JCU at Warsaw Model UN 2016

On October 20-22, twelve delegates from John Cabot University’s MUN Society attended the Warsaw Model United Nations 2016 (WAWMUN 2016) conference, Eastern Europe’s biggest MUN, where the broad topic of European insecurity was discussed.

President Pavoncello Analyzes U.S. Elections on Italian Radio Show

A week after the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, JCU President Franco Pavoncello was invited to be a guest on Radio Radicale's "Spazio Transnazionale," a live radio program dedicated to international affairs.

JCU Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Awarded Premio Italia Giovane

On October 21, JCU alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci won the Premio Italia Giovane ("Young Italy") prize. Presented by Rome's Centro Studi Americani, the award, which is in its third edition, is given to ten Italians under 35 who have demonstrated qualities of initiative, positivity, courage, and professionalism.

Professor Abdolmohammadi Publishes Article on U.S. Elections in LSE Blog

On November 10, 2016, Political Science Professor Pejman Abdolmohammadi published a blog post on the London School of Economics Middle East Centre titled "Iran's Hardliners: The Unexpected Winners of the US Elections."

The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed Franco Roberti, Italy's Chief Antimafia and Antiterrorism Prosecutor, and Michael Gaeta, an FBI agent and current Assistant Legal Attaché at the US Embassy, for "A Roundtable Discussion: The Challenges of Transnational Organized Crime Today."

Alumni and Friends Reunion Weekend a Success

A weekend of events to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Investiture of Dr. Franco Pavoncello as President of John Cabot University.