Political Science and International Affairs News

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Harris and Driessen Comment on Capitol Hill Breach for Italian Media  

Professors Pamela Harris and Michael Driessen were interviewed by the Italian media on the recent breach of Capitol Hill.

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

JCU alumnus Baryali Waiz, a refugee from Afghanistan, graduated in May 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Communications. He has been accepted at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City.

U.S. Elections 2020: Highest Turnout vs Deepest Divide

U.S. Elections 2020: Highest Turnout vs Deepest Divide

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, in conjunction with Mercy College, organized an open microphone event where students, faculty, and staff shared their thoughts and ideas about the U.S. Presidential Elections.

Alumni Ryan Anderson and Michela Cristiani on Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme

Alumni Ryan Anderson and Michela Cristiani on Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the UN Agency of the World Food Programme to celebrate the effort of two JCU alumni working in the organization. 

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conferences Organized by the “Universities’ Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in the webinars on “Giving Hopes to Girl Children in Armed Conflict. A Joint Commitment from the Academic Community” held on November 16 and 20, 2020.

JCU Presents Distinguished Alumni Award to Alexandria Maloney

JCU Presents Distinguished Alumni Award to Alexandria Maloney

John Cabot University’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce that Alexandria Maloney (Class of 2015) is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award.

The Art of Caring About Others: JCU Welcomes Marianna Occhiuto

The Art of Caring About Others: JCU Welcomes Marianna Occhiuto

On November 6, John Cabot University’s Community Service Program hosted Alumna Marianna Occhiuto (Class of 2012), who talked about her experience in fundraising and how it changed her life.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Moderates Webinar on Hybrid Systems and the Crisis of Multilateralism

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa moderated the webinar “The South-East passage: The age of hybrid systems and the crisis of multilateralism” on October 27, 2020.

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with JCU, is organizing the second edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be delivered online from 23 to 27 November 2020.  

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

Harris vs Pence: A Debate on America’s Future

On October 7, one month before the American presidential elections, the JCU Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the online event “Harris vs Pence: I (vice) presidenti?”

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

Belarus, Italy and the EU: A Guarini Institute Online Round Table Discussion

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an online round table discussion called “La crisi bielorussa, l'UE e l'Italia” (The Belarus Crisis, the EU and Italy).

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

Student Janet Kimani recently published an article called “Racial Trauma: Should it Be Given More Recognition in the Mental Health Sphere?” on The New Global Order.

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo graduated from JCU in December 2019. She was recently selected as a Fulbright Grantee and she will be starting her master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies in the United States next fall.

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

John Cabot University alumna Livia Michelle Capparelli was just recruited by Napoli Femminile, a Serie A (major league) women’s soccer team based in Naples, Italy.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

Professor Silvia Scarpa Chairs Webinar on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?”  

John Cabot University Political Science Professor Silvia Scarpa chaired a webinar organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on “Human Trafficking and Covid-19: What Next?” on July 14, 2020.