Faculty News

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.

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.