Faculty News

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum, a high-level meeting held in Bologna of religious leaders, policymakers, government ministers, and scholars as part of Italy’s 2021 rotating presidency of the G20.

JCU Contributes to Universities Network on Children in Armed Conflicts Autumn School

JCU Contributes to Universities Network on Children in Armed Conflicts Autumn School

John Cabot University is happy to announce that the Autumn School on “Building competencies and awareness on the international protection of girl children affected by armed conflict” will be delivered online from October 4 to 19, 2021.

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

Co-founded by Communication Professor Jenn Lindsay, So Fare Films is a documentary film production company and film training program in Rome, Italy. Since 2017, this female-founded independent film production company has produced films that have been screened in festivals, conferences, and nonprofits worldwide. 

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Professor Emeritus of English Allan Christensen

John Cabot University Mourns Loss of Beloved Professor Emeritus of English Allan Christensen

It is with deep sadness that John Cabot University announces the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of English Literature, Allan Christensen.

JCU Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Fiorenza Di Franco

JCU Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Fiorenza Di Franco

It is with deep regret that John Cabot University announces the recent passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of Theater and Italian Literature, Fiorenza Di Franco.

Professor Bertini-Bezzi Presents Paper at Canadian Association for Italian Studies Conference

Professor Bertini-Bezzi Presents Paper at Canadian Association for Italian Studies Conference

Italian Professor Ada Bertini Bezzi presented a paper called "Blended Learning: Strategie e criticità vissute sul campo" (Blended Learning: Strategies and Critical Issues from the Field) at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Italian Studies, held online on June 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2021.

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Following the publication of his latest book "On Transhumanism" (Penn State University Press, 2020), JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has been invited to several events and initiatives.

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on an academic article titled "Effective Information, Political Structure, and Economic Growth,” on April 14, 2021. The event was organized by the Department of Economics and Social Sciences.

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Antonella Salvatore and Silvia Pulino participated in a roundtable called “gURLs! Who codes the world?” on April 22, 2021. Organized by LogicAcademy, the roundtable was part of a week of events and workshops dedicated to the IT/ICT field.

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Economics professor Francesco Ruscitti’s latest research paper has been accepted for publication in the journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

In January 2021, Business Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was nominated as the first diaspora representative at the Latvian Governmental Country Branding Advisory Committee.

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently interviewed by the Philosophy Now journal about his new book On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020).

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Recently, Italy’s most famous nonprofit journal Vita published an article dedicated to the transformative research that Professor Maiolini conducted with two colleagues from the University of Bologna regarding the digitalization of social enterprises.

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

A scholar of Thucydides as well as of American foreign policy, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University and the author of Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest (Oxford University Press, 2017).