Faculty News

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Accounting from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. Professor Magnanelli teaches Accounting and Management at JCU.   

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner published a new book titled On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020), intended both for students of posthumanist philosophy and for general audiences interested in learning about the transhumanist movement.

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Pamela Harris and Michael Driessen were interviewed by the Italian media on the recent breach of Capitol Hill.

“Adopt a Firm:” a Hands-On Experience for Public Relations Students

“Adopt a Firm:” a Hands-On Experience for Public Relations Students

In order to overcome the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic during this past Fall, Business Communications Professor Michèle Favorite created the “Adopt a Firm” project for her Public Relations class – BUS 320.  

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti will direct a summer school on ‘Witchcraft Across Classical, Medieval, and Early-Modern Cultures in Europe,’ which will be held at the Central European University  in Budapest, Hungary, in July 2021.

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Professor Fabrizio Conti has edited a book titled Civilizations of the Supernatural: Witchcraft, Ritual, and Religious Experience in Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Traditions, published in November 2020 by Trivent Publishing, Budapest.

What Makes a Good Ad – Business Professor Tetyana Kholod

What Makes a Good Ad – Business Professor Tetyana Kholod

Originally from Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Professor Tetyana Kholod holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Business Management from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. She is Lecturer in Business and Management at JCU.

Witchcraft Throughout History: A Lecture by Fabrizio Conti

Witchcraft Throughout History: A Lecture by Fabrizio Conti

John Cabot University's History and Humanities Department launched the “Humanisms and Beyond Lecture Series” with an online talk by History Professor Fabrizio Conti called “Classical Roots of Beliefs in Witchcraft: A Multidisciplinary Liberal Arts Topic.”

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in the webinars on “Giving Hopes to Girl Children in Armed Conflict. A Joint Commitment from the Academic Community” held on November 16 and 20, 2020.

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

JCU Communications Professor Chloé Barreau’s upcoming podcast Malafemmina will be released on Storytel on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Malafemmina tells the story of a friendship between a French filmmaker and a transgender artist in Rome.

Stories Waiting to be Told: Professor Chloé Barreau

Stories Waiting to be Told: Professor Chloé Barreau

Born and raised in Paris, Communications professor Chloé Barreau studied French literature at La Sorbonne. She is a freelance creative producer, writer, and filmmaker. In Spring 2021, Professor Barreau will be teaching DMA 328 Promotional Video.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Chairs Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Chairs Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

JCU Business professor, Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi, an expert in developing and emerging markets, was invited to take part in the fourth annual Italy Africa Business Week, which was held remotely from November 9 to 11, 2020.

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

JCU Communications Professor and Department Chair Antonio Lopez’s new book Ecomedia Literacy: Integrating Ecology into Media Education (Routledge, 2020) will be published in late November.

Italy Reads: Professor Antonio Lopez on Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

Italy Reads: Professor Antonio Lopez on Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

On October 14, John Cabot’s Italy Reads program hosted JCU Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Antonio Lopez, who presented 'Silent Spring in 2020: What Rachel Carson Teaches Us About COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis.'

Professor Thomas Aichner on 25 Years of Social Media

Professor Thomas Aichner on 25 Years of Social Media

JCU Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner recently published an article called “Twenty-Five Years of Social Media: A Review of Social Media Applications and Definitions from 1994 to 2019“ on Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., a leading independent publisher of scientific, technical, and medical content.