Political Science and International Affairs News

From JCU to Oxford University: Alumnus Tommaso Trillò

From JCU to Oxford University: Alumnus Tommaso Trillò

Tommaso Trillò, who graduated from JCU in December 2013 with a major in Political Science, is currently working as a Research Assistant at the Budapest Centre for International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. Tommaso, who is from Rome, will begin working on a Master’s degree in Migration Studies at Oxford University next fall.

Rome Model United Nations: Student Muhannad AlMaghlooth

Rome Model United Nations: Student Muhannad AlMaghlooth

During the conference, delegates discussed several topics related to the post-2015 sustainable development initiatives.

Professor Michael Driessen Publishes “Religion and Democratization”

Professor Michael Driessen Publishes “Religion and Democratization”

International Affairs professor Michael Driessen just published Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies (Oxford University Press, 2014).

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University is pleased to offer three graduate level courses this summer to both graduate students and undergraduate students with advanced standing.

John Cabot University Presents the 2014 Student Awards

John Cabot University Presents the 2014 Student Awards

"We are here to celebrate the success of our students and the special spirit of our community," said John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello.

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

President Franco Pavoncello Lectures at Marquette and Michigan State

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello recently gave the lecture President Pavoncello"A Third Republic? Italian Politics Between Promise and Populism" at Michigan State and Marquette Universities.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Prime Minister’s Efforts

On March 22nd, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot UniversityPresident Pavoncello President Franco Pavoncello on new Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's efforts to push for changes in Europe that will help Italy emerge from its economic problems.

Italian State Radio GR3 Interviews Professor Argentieri

Italian State Radio GR3 Interviews Professor Argentieri

Professor Argentieri was asked to comment on the recent occupation of Crimea by Russian troops.

Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol Visits JCU

Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol Visits JCU

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs was pleased to welcome Dr. Theda Skocpol from Harvard University for a special lecture entitled "Obama, the Tea Party and the Future of American Politics".

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Pavoncello Discusses New Book on U.S. President Obama

President Franco Pavoncello took part in a debate on a new bookPresident Pavoncello about U.S. President Barack Obama, La lezione di Obama, ("Obama's Lesson") by Stefano Lucchini e Raffaello Matarazzo.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by USA Today on Italian PM

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by USA Today on Italian PM

John Cabot University President and professor of political science Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by USA Today on the current Italian political situation and the Prime Minister-designate Matteo Renzi.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation for International Press

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Political Situation for International Press

Dr. Pavoncello is well-known media commentator on Italian affairs and a contributor to major international newspapers.

Student Loredana Mihani Ranks Finalist in Ayn Rand Essay Contest

Student Loredana Mihani Ranks Finalist in Ayn Rand Essay Contest

A native of Albania, Mihani is majoring in English Literature with minors in International Affairs and Italian Studies.

Meet Featured Professor Pamela Harris

Meet Featured Professor Pamela Harris

Professor Harris, who is from Los Angeles, holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and joined JCU in 1999. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law as well Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. She teaches courses in international law, constitutional law, American government, and political theory.

JCU Alumna Liridona Malota Publishes Article on Native Kosovo

JCU Alumna Liridona Malota Publishes Article on Native Kosovo

John Cabot University Alumna and former President of Student Government Liridona Malota recently published an article on Freedom House