Faculty News

Professor Nefeli Misuraca Analyzes Hitchcock’s Psycho

Professor Nefeli Misuraca Analyzes Hitchcock’s Psycho

In her lecture, Prof. Misuraca showcased all the tricks and artistry of Alfred Hitchcock, creator of a whole cinema genre and major influencer for all the other films shot after him.

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Italian Work Culture: JCU Students Participate in Nobilita Festival in Bologna

Students of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course “Professional Skills for Career Development” participated in Nobilita – Festival del Lavoro, Bologna, Italy, on March 23. The event was aimed at investigating the work culture in Italy.

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Welsh Participates in 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference

Professor Bridget Welsh was invited to discuss the current Southeast Asian political environment at the 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference.

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

New Project by Professor Mike Watson: The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed

On March 24, Communications professor Mike Watson will present The Revolution Will be Live-Streamed, an exhibition in Palermo, Italy, featuring an audiovisual installation together with multimedia works. This project is an anticipation of Politics of Dissonance - a festival of sound, noise, political video, and VJ performance - selected an official collateral event of Manifesta 12.

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

Professor Michael Driessen Wins Prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Driessen has won the prestigious Jean Monnet Fellowship to continue research on interreligious dialogue at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Interfaith Dialogue Against Political Polarization: Prof. Michael Driessen

Michael Driessen is Associate Professor and chair of the department of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University where he also co-directs the University’s Interfaith Initiative. Professor Driessen’s research focuses on the role of public religions in Catholic and Muslim societies.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Discusses Posthumanism in Stuttgart

John Cabot Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to discuss the “Total Work of Art, Posthuman Music, and the Future of the Arts” with the ground-breaking contemporary composer Sven Helbig at the Future Laboratory Music in Stuttgart.

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

Professor Tara Keenan Trains English Teachers in Digital Humanities

On November 17-18th, Professor Tara Keenan led a workshop at the national TESOL Italy conference entitled, “Teaching for Innovation.”

Mind Over Matter: Psychology Professor Nicola Petrocchi

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.

Mixing Business and Play: Professor Silvia Pulino Presents KidsUP!

Mixing Business and Play: Professor Silvia Pulino Presents KidsUP!

Under the tutelage of Silvia Pulino, Director of John Cabot’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Business Administration, six ten-year-old entrepreneurs created their own company, KidsUP!, starting with an idea and developing it through design, production, marketing, and sales.

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Professor Seth Jaffe Discusses Thucydides at Harvard and Bowdoin

Political Science and International Affairs Professor Seth Jaffe recently participated in two academic events in the USA.

Professor Antonella Salvatore Speaks at “Digital Transformation” Conference

Professor Antonella Salvatore Speaks at “Digital Transformation” Conference

Professor Antonella Salvatore was guest speaker at the conference "Digital transformation: from business to human" on Wednesday, November 22.

The Power of Narrative: Professor Alessandra Grego

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.

Professor James Schwarten Translates Essay and Play by Dacia Maraini

Professor James Schwarten Translates Essay and Play by Dacia Maraini

JCU Italian Studies Professor James Schwarten translated an essay and a one-act play from Dacia Maraini's Sulla Mafia: Piccole Riflessioni Personali

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.