Faculty News

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.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa moderated the webinar “The South-East passage: The age of hybrid systems and the crisis of multilateralism” on October 27, 2020.

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 kicked off a month of green activities before the upcoming World Cleanup Day on September 19.