Department of Communications at John Cabot University in Italy

Communications Faculty

Chair of the Department

Antonio López 2008
Associate Professor of Communications and Media Studies
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1989 
M.A., New School for Social Research, New York City, 2005 
Ph.D., Prescott College, Arizona, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Professors

Judy Bachrach 2010
Adjunct Professor of Journalism
B.A., Chatham College
M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Email: [email protected]

Chloé Barreau
Lecturer in Communications
Licence, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, 1998
Master, École Documentaire de Lussas, France, 2014
Email: [email protected]

Donatella Della Ratta 2017
Assistant Professor of Communications and Media Studies
Laurea, University of Rome, "La Sapienza," 1998
Master, ANICA/Scuola RAI, 1999
Ph.D., University of Copenhagen, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Eleonora Diamanti 2018
Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies

Laurea triennale, University of Bologna, 2004
Laurea specialistica, University of Bologna, 2008
Ph.D., Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, 2015 


Email: [email protected]

Marco G. Ferrari 2017
Lecturer in Communications
B.A., DePaul University, Chicago, 1997
M.F.A., University of Chicago, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Deanna Lee 2017
Visiting Professor of Communications and Media Studies
A.B., Harvard University, 1984
Email: [email protected]

Tijana Mamula 2010
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications
Laurea, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” 2003
M.A., King’s College, London, 2005
Ph.D., King’s College, London, 2009
Email: [email protected]

Alberto Micali 2018
Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies
Laurea, University of Messina, 2009
Laurea Specialistica, University of Turin, 2012
Ph.D., University of Lincoln, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Kwame Phillips 2016
Assistant Professor of Communications
B.A., Macalester College, Saint Paul, USA, 2001
M.Sc., Queen Mary, University of London, 2003
Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, USA, 2014
Email: [email protected]

Peter Sarram 1998
Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., Boston College, 1986
M.A., Northwestern University, 1995
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Milan, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Ben Scribner 2014
Lecturer in Communications
M.A., University of Oregon, 1998
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2013
Email: [email protected]

Erika Tasini 2012
Lecturer in Communications
Laurea, University of Bologna
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2004
Email: [email protected]

Brian Thomson 2011
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications, Coordinator of the Digital Media Lab
B.A., New York University, 1997
M.A., New York University, 2000
Ph.D., University College Dublin, 2005
Email: [email protected]

Miriam Tola 2017
Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies
Laurea, University of Rome, "La Sapienza," 2002
Master, Rutgers University, 2012
PhD, Rutgers University, 2016

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Antonio López

Antonio López

2008
Associate Professor of Communications and Media Studies

B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1989 
M.A., New School for Social Research, New York City, 2005 
Ph.D., Prescott College, Arizona, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Antonio López, PhD, is a leading international specialist of media literacy education. With a research focus on bridging sustainability with media literacy, he is currently one of the top global experts in the field of ecomedia literacy. As an authority in media literacy, he is regularly interviewed in the media about “fake news” (including on NPR and BBC). He has written three books, Mediacology: A Multicultural Approach to Media Literacy in the 21st Century (Peter Lang, 2008), The Media Ecosystem: What Ecology Can Teach Us About Responsible Media Practice (Evolver Editions, 2012), and Greening Media Education (Peter Lang, 2014). He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters about media education, youth media and ecomedia literacy. He teaches Introduction to Visual Communication, Writing Across the Media, Media Culture and Society, Digital Media Culture, Media and the Environment, Ecocinema, Writing Across the Media, Advanced Media Theory, and Senior Capstone Project. 

List of Publications

Professor López's CV