Faculty News

Professor Lyal S. Sunga Is Lead Expert for Major UN Report

Professor Lyal S. Sunga Is Lead Expert for Major UN Report

JCU Professor Lyal S. Sunga served as Lead Expert for a major report by the UN Development Program in the Pacific and the UN Office of Drugs and Crime.

Volo Verticale: a Collection of One-Act Plays by Professor Rosa Filardi

Volo Verticale: a Collection of One-Act Plays by Professor Rosa Filardi

John Cabot University Italian Language and Theater professor Rosa Filardi recently published Volo Verticale (Vertical Flight, Macabor publisher, 2021). The volume includes the monologue "Volo Verticale" and two one-act plays, "Scarti" (Waste) and "Alba Liquida" (Liquid Dawn). Some of her plays, co-authored with Monica Mioli, are collected in the [...]

Art, Passion, and Education: Art History Professor Crispin Corrado

Art, Passion, and Education: Art History Professor Crispin Corrado

Professor Crispin Corrado is a classical archaeologist specializing in Roman art. She has fieldwork experience in Pompeii and has worked as a curator in several museums in the U.S. and Italy. She currently teaches Art History courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Presents Paper at the “From Logos to Person” Conference

Professor Fabrizio Conti Presents Paper at the “From Logos to Person” Conference

Professor Fabrizio Conti presented a paper at the 5th Interdisciplinary Conference "From Logos to Person" held at the Polis Institute of Languages and Humanities in Jerusalem, Israel, on October 7, 2021.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

On October 9, Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi moderated a panel discussion on the newly operational Africa Continental Free Trade Area for the 5th edition of Italy Africa Business Week (IABW).

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Talk at ICRIER’s 13th Annual International G20 Conference

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Talk at ICRIER’s 13th Annual International G20 Conference

Professor Alina Sorgner was invited to talk at the 13th Annual International G20 Conference on "Global Economic Coordination in the Age of Pandemic: Views from the G20 Members" organized by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).

Art All Around Us: Meet Art History Professor Cornelia Lauf

Art All Around Us: Meet Art History Professor Cornelia Lauf

Professor Cornelia Lauf, who teaches in the Art History M.A. program, has organized and curated exhibitions throughout the USA and in Europe. She began her career at the Guggenheim Museum, served as Editor-in-Chief of Imschoot, Uitgevers, in Belgium, co-founded Three Star Books in Paris, and has produced numerous books and editions with contemporary artists.

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum, a high-level meeting held in Bologna of religious leaders, policymakers, government ministers, and scholars as part of Italy’s 2021 rotating presidency of the G20.

Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Born and raised in Novi Sad, Serbia, Classics Professor Danica Pušić teaches Latin and Ancient Greek at JCU. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, and she is also the official translator and interpreter at the Rome Criminal Tribunal (Italian – Serbo-Croatian; Serbo-Croatian – Italian). 

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Originally from Bremen, Germany, Professor Jens Koehler holds a Ph.D. in Archaeology from the University of Munich. Since the early 1990s, he worked as senior researcher for the German Archaeological Institute in Rome. Professor Koehler has been teaching in JCU’s Art History Department since 2003.

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

Co-founded by Communication Professor Jenn Lindsay, So Fare Films is a documentary film production company and film training program in Rome, Italy. Since 2017, this female-founded independent film production company has produced films that have been screened in festivals, conferences, and nonprofits worldwide. 

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Professor Emeritus of English Allan Christensen

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Professor Emeritus of English Allan Christensen

It is with deep sadness that John Cabot University announces the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of English Literature, Allan Christensen.

Found in Translation: Italian Professor Berenice Cocciolillo

Found in Translation: Italian Professor Berenice Cocciolillo

Berenice Cocciolillo has been living in Rome since 1990 and teaching at JCU since 1992. In addition to teaching Italian and translation, Professor Cocciolillo is JCU’s Director of Web Communications.

JCU Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Fiorenza Di Franco

JCU Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Fiorenza Di Franco

It is with deep regret that John Cabot University announces the recent passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of Theater and Italian Literature, Fiorenza Di Franco.

Freedom to Think Otherwise: Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Freedom to Think Otherwise: Philosophy Professor Brunella Antomarini

Brunella Antomarini, is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy at John Cabot University. She has a pluri-disciplinary formation in contemporary epistemology, aesthetics and philosophy, semiotics, theory of poetry, and anthropology.