Faculty News

Not a Spectator Sport: Mathematics Professor Sara Munday

Not a Spectator Sport: Mathematics Professor Sara Munday

Originally from Dundee, Scotland, Professor Sara Munday holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of St. Andrews. She is currently Lecturer in Mathematics at JCU.

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Professor Elissa Ruffino recently wrote a book entitled, Dream Big, Dream Small, dedicated to the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, former U.S. Congressman and Chairman Emeritus of the JCU Board of Trustees.

Italian Opera on Film: A Journey Through its Cinematic Representation

Italian Opera on Film: A Journey Through its Cinematic Representation

JCU English Professor David Castronuovo presented “Italian Opera on Film” on the cinematic representation of opera in movies and TV from the 1930s to the 1990s.

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner to Join Editorial Board at Immortalists Magazine

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner to Join Editorial Board at Immortalists Magazine

John Cabot University Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, a leading expert on transhumanism and posthumanism, was invited to become a member of the Editorial Board of the "Immortalists Magazine."

Professor Thomas Aichner Keynote Speaker at Mass Customization Event

Professor Thomas Aichner Keynote Speaker at Mass Customization Event

John Cabot University’s Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner was invited as a keynote speaker at the event “Mass-customization: make it real!” on September 15, 2020.

JCU English Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Novel, Hush

JCU English Professor Carlos Dews Publishes Novel, Hush

JCU English Professor and Department Chair Carlos Dews recently published his novel, "Hush," by Negative Capability Press

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi was invited to participate in a discussion on sustainability and country branding in Riga, Latvia, on August 19, 2020.  The discussion, “Life on the Planet Matters,” in the Riga Presidential Palace, kicked off a month of green activities before the upcoming World Cleanup Day on September 19.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

John Cabot University Political Science Professor Silvia Scarpa chaired a webinar organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?” on July 14, 2020.  

Professor Stefan L. Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift

Professor Stefan L. Sorgner on Posthuman Paradigm Shift

Professor Sorgner was recently featured in The Immortalists, a transhumanist lifestyle and educational magazine.

Professor Francesco Ruscitti on Representation and Construction of Equitable Social Welfare Orders

Professor Francesco Ruscitti on Representation and Construction of Equitable Social Welfare Orders

Professor Francesco Ruscitti’s research paper (with G. Laguzzi and R.S. Dubey) titled "On the representation and construction of equitable social welfare orders" has been accepted for publication in Mathematical Social Sciences,  an international peer-reviewed journal.

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Professor Ben Scribner, who joined JCU in 2014, teaches Intercultural Communications and the soon to be launched course, Introduction to Gender Studies.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Mathematics: a Journey → ∞ and Beyond

The minor will provide conceptual and technical training that prepares students either to start working as professional quantitative analysts or to study towards graduate degrees in Economics, Finance, Business Analytics, Logistics, and related disciplines. Links to the allied fields of Statistics, Finance, Computing, and Economics are central to this highly interdisciplinary area.

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

JCU International Think Tank: The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work

John Cabot University (JCU) has teamed up with New York University (NYU), City University of New York (CUNY), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), University of San Andres (UDESA), Nato Defense College (NDC), Politecnico di Torino (POLITO), Università di Pisa (UNIPI), Università di Comunicazione e Lingue (IULM), Roskilde University (RUC), and Aarhus Business School (Aarhus BSS) to create the think tank “The Virtualization of Education, Training, and Work.”

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

John Cabot University Communications Professor Kwame Phillips co-authored a chapter in the book Futures of Black Radicalism (Verso, 2017). The other author is Dr. Shana L. Redmond, scholar and activist.

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

John Cabot University Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti will be part of the scientific committee of the upcoming 1st International Conference on Night Studies, organized in Lisbon and held online on July 2-4, 2020.