Faculty News

John Cabot University Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

JCU is pleased to announce the celebration of International Women’s Day 2018. The campus community is proud to host a week-long series of special events that recognize the economic, political, and social achievements of women as well as discuss the many challenges that women face.

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Financial Times on Italy’s Upcoming Elections

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by the Financial Times about the deep divisions within Italy's right-wing alliance ahead of the upcoming general elections.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

On November 17-18th, Professor Tara Keenan led a workshop at the national TESOL Italy conference entitled, “Teaching for Innovation.”

Mind Over Matter: Psychology Professor Nicola Petrocchi

Professor Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D, Psy.D, is a licensed CBT psychotherapist and student counselor. During his international Ph.D in Psychology and Social Neuroscience, he conducted research on the effect of Loving Kindness Meditation (LKM) on mild depression.

Mixing Business and Play: Professor Silvia Pulino Presents KidsUP!

Under the tutelage of Silvia Pulino, Director of John Cabot’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Business Administration, six ten-year-old entrepreneurs created their own company, KidsUP!, starting with an idea and developing it through design, production, marketing, and sales.

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Political Science and International Affairs Professor Seth Jaffe recently participated in two academic events in the USA.

Professor Antonella Salvatore Speaks at “Digital Transformation” Conference

Professor Antonella Salvatore was guest speaker at the conference "Digital transformation: from business to human" on Wednesday, November 22.

Wedding Planning: A Special Kind of Service Marketing

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed wedding planner Claudia Bisceglie to the Continuing Education “Service Marketing” class in November.

The Power of Narrative: Professor Alessandra Grego

Alessandra Grego is Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at JCU. A Professor with a 20-year experience, she has taught at JCU since 2003.

Professor James Schwarten Translates Essay and Play by Dacia Maraini

JCU Italian Studies Professor James Schwarten translated an essay and a one-act play from Dacia Maraini's Sulla Mafia: Piccole Riflessioni Personali

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.