John Cappucci has taken up a one-year appointment as interim principal of Assumption University, the Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Windsor, effective Sept. 9.
Dr. Cappucci holds a doctorate in political science at Carleton University, a master’s degree from Queen’s University, and a B.A. from the University of Windsor in English and political science (2006). His research interests include religion and politics, world religions, diasporas, and multicultural theory.
He has been the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Religion and Conflict since May 2017, and received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Canadian Italian Business Professional Association of Windsor in 2018.
He will teach the general interest course “Three Religions, One Ethic,” exploring issues in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, this fall through Assumption University’s Learn for Life series.