Faculty Profile News

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

Professor James Schwarten recently contributed an article to Binario 95’s winter issue of Shaker, in which he explained the approach he adopts in discussing the topic of homelessness with students. Professor Schwarten teaches courses in Italian Studies and sociology.

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Professor Paolo Soriani is a professional photographer who focuses on portraits and fashion. He recently received an Honorable Mention in the Annual Photography Awards’ Portrait Series for his work “Take a brush and paint your music.”

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Board Diversity and Company Performance: Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli

Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Accounting from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. Professor Magnanelli teaches Accounting and Management at JCU.   

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art historian, curator, and educator specialized in modern and contemporary art, Professor Sarah Linford works closely with emerging and established artists, galleries and museums on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. Linford holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and a Research Doctorate from the Université Blaise Pascal in France.

Engage Your Target Audience: Business Communications Professor Michèle Favorite

Engage Your Target Audience: Business Communications Professor Michèle Favorite

Born and raised in Naples, Professor Michèle Favorite attended Brown University in the United States before continuing her studies in the United Kingdom. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Oxford.

What Makes a Good Ad – Business Professor Tetyana Kholod

What Makes a Good Ad – Business Professor Tetyana Kholod

Originally from Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Professor Tetyana Kholod holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Business Management from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. She is Lecturer in Business and Management at JCU.

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.

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.

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Professor Khaison Duong is lecturer in Computer Science and Educational Technology Specialist. Born in Vietnam of Chinese parents, he arrived in Canada as a refugee when he was 2 years old. Duong earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (Canada) in 2001 and joined JCU in 2013. 

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Professor Carolina De Luca was born in Rome. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches English Composition and Public Speaking at JCU.

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Associate Professor of Psychology Paola Castelli has been teaching at JCU since 2011, and is interested in cognitive development and psychology and law.

Decoding Human Communication: Professor Bruno Galantucci

Decoding Human Communication: Professor Bruno Galantucci

Psychology Professor Bruno Galantucci's area of expertise is human communication and Experimental Semiotics, a field that he contributed to developing.

Deep Thinkers Needed: English Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

Deep Thinkers Needed: English Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

Writer, translator, and editor, Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue joined JCU’s faculty in 2017. She teaches English Composition and Creative Writing.

JCU Welcomes Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner

JCU Welcomes Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner

Dr. Aichner is an Associate Professor of Marketing at JCU. He holds a joint PhD in marketing from the University of Padova and ESCP Europe Business School.

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga teaches ‘Human Rights,’ ‘International Criminal Law’ and ‘Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism’ at JCU.