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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.

Alumna Fatema Basrai Featured in Forbes “30 Under 30 Education” List

Fatema Basrai studied abroad at John Cabot University during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Immersed in History: Study Abroad Student Matteo Muehlhauser

Matteo Muehlhauser is a double major in Political Science and Italian from The University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Matteo participates in a club called S.I.B.C. (Student International Business Council) and in its consulting division.

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.

The Art of Cooking: JCU Alumna Brooke Parkhurst

Brooke Parkhurst is a JCU study abroad alumna from Pensacola, Florida. She attended Davidson College in North Carolina and during her junior year (2000-2001), she studied for two semesters at John Cabot University. Brooke is a chef, food writer, and cooking instructor.

Asking the Right Questions: Alumna Mia Ceran

Mia Ceran, Class of 2008, is a JCU alumna who graduated in Business Administration. German born of Slavic descent, Mia was raised between the United States and Italy.

Global Mindset in Business: Senior Mary Rose Castillo

Mary Rose Castillo is in International Business major from Rome. In Spring 2017, Mary attended the Start Up Weekend hosted at John Cabot University where her team had to conceive, develop and deliver a project with a 54 hour deadline. She eventually wishes to pursue a Master in Development Management at the Asian Institute of Management in Manila.

By the Book: English Literature Alumna Christine Modafferi

Christine was born in the United States, but grew up in a small town called Caulonia, in Calabria, right at the tip of Italy’s boot. She graduated from JCU with a major in English Literature and a minor in Communications.

A Once in a Lifetime Experience: Study Abroad Student Sydney Schneider

Sydney Schneider is a visiting student from the University of Notre Dame, where she is Vice President of a Catholic student service and evangelization group and a tutor for the Academic Services for Student Athletes Office. A Theology and History major, Sydney is spending Fall 2017 studying abroad at JCU.

The Challenges of Democracy Today: Valeria Di Muzio

Born in Rome, Valeria Di Muzio is majoring in Marketing with a double minor in Communications and Economics. She is currently the president of the Chinese Culture Club, the treasurer for the newly-founded Fandom Club, and a sub-editor for the Matthew.

Igniting Change through Literature: Adriana DeNoble

Adriana DeNoble is an English Literature and Creative Writing student from New Jersey. She recently published a piece in Thought Catalog titled "The Reality of Racism in America."

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

Sabrina Mancini (Class of 2018) is a senior from Rome. She studies Communications with a minor in Psychology.

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn teaches Art History at JCU and is Director of the MA in Art History. She specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy.

Gender as a Social Construct: Alumna Claudia Canovai

Claudia Canovai, Class of 2017, comes from a small town in Tuscany. She graduated with a major in Communications and a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Media Literacy in the World: Alumna Wanda Gabai

Wanda Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a degree in Communications. She was born in Naples, Italy, and her passion for traveling and exploring different lifestyles and cultures led her to live in different parts of the world.