Academics News

Announcing 2019 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

Announcing 2019 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

Effort in Games with Homogenous Functions: Dr. Walter Ferrarese

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences hosted Dr. Walter Ferrarese (University of Rome Tor Vergata) who presented his research titled “Equilibrium Effort in Games with Homogeneous Production Functions and Homogeneous Valuation”, on Wednesday, February 13.

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones will present a paper at the 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference in Paris and Toulouse, which will run from June 24 to 29, 2019. He will discuss the problem of "home" in some of Fitzgerald's works.

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

JCU Professor for Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner was invited to discuss Data Analytic Thinking and related topics at a round table that took place in Moscow, Russia.

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

Professor Alessandro Antonelli: Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact

On Tuesday, November 13, the Department of Economics and Social Sciences kicked off its 2018-2019 “Prof Talks” Series with JCU Professor Alessandro Antonelli discussing “Italy and the European Union’s Stability and Growth Pact.”

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

JCU BUS 305 Introduction to Entrepreneurship class skypes with city director for Hyderabad at Teach for India,Tulika Verma.

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa Assesses Respect of OSCE Commitments on Human Trafficking by Italy

Professor Silvia Scarpa was recently asked to do an independent evaluation of the implementation by Italy of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Commitments in the field of human trafficking.  The results were published in a report commissioned by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa.

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

What is the role of youth in a fake news world? On September 13, JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee discussed this topic with Judy Muller, Professor Emeritus, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and long-time ABC News, CBS News and NPR national correspondent and columnist, and 40-year NBC News correspondent George Lewis.

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò on the Sacralization of Politics in India

Professor Eszter Salgò recently delivered a paper at the conference dedicated to studying the link between aesthetics and politics at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Women in the Digital Era: Professor Alina Sorgner

Born in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Alina Sorgner is Assistant Professor of Applied Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University. She received her doctoral degree in Economics from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany.

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

Building a Home with Words: JCU Welcomes Author André Aciman

John Cabot University welcomed the acclaimed author André Aciman for a conversation with Professor Deanna Lee on June 28th. The event was sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature and the Harvard Club of Italy.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms JCU’s Accreditation

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that on June 21, 2018, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report.

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Co-authors Book on Central and East European Politics

The renowned US academic publishers Rowman & Littlefield released the fourth edition of the textbook "Central and Eastern Europe - from Communism to Democracy," with a chapter by Professor Federigo Argentieri.

Professor Bridget Welsh Interviewed by International Press on Malaysian Elections

Professor Bridget Welsh Interviewed by International Press on Malaysian Elections

In the aftermath of the stunning results of Malaysia's 14th General Elections on May 9, JCU Associate Professor of Political Science and Malaysia expert  Bridget Welsh is one of the lead commentators in international media.