Department of Communications at John Cabot University in Italy

Communications Faculty

Chair of the Department

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

Professors

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
Associate 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, 2015
Email: [email protected]

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

Silvia Giagnoni 2021
Lecturer in Communications
Laurea, University of Rome "La Sapienza," 2002
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, 2007
Email: [email protected]

Helton Levy 2020
Lecturer in Communications
B.A., Federal University of Pernambuco, 2006
B.A., Casper Libero Foundation, 2011
M.A., City University of London, 2014
Ph.D., City University of London, 2018
Associated Fellow, U.K. Higher Education Academy, 2019
Email: [email protected]

Antonio Lopez 2008
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]

Elizabeth Macias-Gutiérrez 2017
Lecturer in Communications
B.Sc., Abilene Christian University, Texas, 2004
M.A., University of Sheffield, U.K., 2007
Ph.D. Center for Contemporary and Digital Performance of Brunel University London, U.K., 2015
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]

Barbara Ottaviani Jones 2022
Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies
Laurea, University of Rome "Roma TRE," 2003
Ph.D., Middlebury College, Vermont, 2016
Email: [email protected]

Effie Quattrociocchi 2022
Lecturer in Communications
B.A., Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, 2008
M.A., Aristotle University, 2012
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]

Peter Sarram

Peter Sarram

1998
Associate Professor of Communications and Media Studies

B.A., Boston College, 1986
M.A., Northwestern University, 1995
Dottorato di Ricerca, University of Milan, 2013
Email: [email protected]

Pierpaolo 'Peter' Sarram is Associate Professor of Communications and Media Studies at John Cabot University. He studied Economics at Boston College and Film and Media Studies at Northwestern University's School of Speech. He has published extensively on popular culture, recorded music and film and his research is primarily involved in investigating the relationships between the construction of social subjectivities and popular and mass culture.

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