Dr. Cappucci earned a Ph.D. in political science at Carleton University, an M.A. from Queen’s University, and a B.A. from the University of Windsor. His research interests include religion and politics, world religions, diasporas, and multicultural theory. Dr. Cappucci’s refereed journal articles have appeared in several internationally-recognized publications, including the Journal of Shi’a Islamic Studies, Fieldwork in Religion, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. He has also published two dozen encyclopedia articles on a range of topics.
Launched in 2004, the Chair in Religion and Conflict was established at Assumption University thanks to a generous $1-million donation from The Jarislowsky Foundation and a matching gift from the Basilian Fathers of Sandwich in Ontario.
Dr. Cappucci’s appointment is for one year effective May 1, 2017.