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.
The Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Religion and Conflictis still under discussion, stay tuned.