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John_Caputo_web Dr. John S. Caputo: Director of the Cagli Project and teaching Intercultural Communication (Professor and Walter Ong, S.J. Scholar, Chair, Master’s Program in Communication and Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University) earned his Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate School and University Center. His areas of expertise include media and social values, communication theory, intercultural and interpersonal communication, communication and culture. He is the author of six books: Dimensions of Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Communicating Effectively: Linking Thought and Expression; Public Speaking Handbook: A Liberal Arts Perspective; Effective Communication Handbook; and McDonaldization Revisited: Critical Essays on Consumer Culture. Dr. Caputo has been honored as a Visiting Scholar In-Residence at the University of Kent at Canterbury, England and the Masters Program in Media and Communication at the Universita de Firenze, Italy. He has been taking student groups to Italy for the past seventeen years and has been part of the Cagli Project since 2002.
Kristina_Morehouse_web Kristina Morehouse, Storytelling graduated with honors with an MS in Journalism from the University of Kansas, one of the top journalism schools in the country. Her previous degrees include a BS in biology from the University of Missouri – Columbia and a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri – Kansas City – also with honors. Kristina worked 13 years as a reporter and editor at The Spokesman-Review where she earned several writing awards. Kristina teaches journalism, mass media history, and speech at Gonzaga University in the Communication Arts department. She was a recipient of Faculty of the Year Service Learning Award for her Community Journalism class. She also teaches master’s level writing for the MA in Communication and Leadership Studies program at Gonzaga University. Kristina Morehouse has been with the GonzagainCagli project since 2010,
Giovanni Caputo, Italian Language and Translator received his M.A. and B.A. degreed in communication and fine arts from Gonzaga University and did additional graduate studies in education at The Evergreen State College. Aside from teaching in Italy, Giovanni has spent time teaching at various levels in the French public school system. Back in the U.S., he works as a French translator and graphic designer. Giovanni’s academic interests include journalism, short story writing and storytelling. In addition to teaching a course on journaling in last year’s Cagli program, he was also the editor of the Armagh Examiner and Around Armagh, online news and information blogs created for the program InArmagh 2007. Giovanni has been with the GonzagainCagli project since 2009.
David Maialetti, Photography (C.C. of Philadelphia) is a staff photographer with the Philadelphia Daily News. Before joining the Daily News in 1997, he worked at the Press Enterprise newspaper in Bloomsburg, Pa. Maialetti is the director of Philadelphia Conference, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of photojournalism. He is a former president of the Pennsylvania Press Photographers Association. Currently teaches the Introduction to Photojournalism course at Community College of Philadelphia and is an adjunct at Temple University. He is a 1989 graduate of Temple University’s School of Communications. Dave instructed photography for the 2006 Camerano Project as well as the 2007 & 2008 Cagli Project hosted by ieiMedia and has been with the GonzagainCagli project since 2009.
Cindi_Bonfini_web Cindy Bonfini-Hotlosz, Web Design (ABD, Technology Education, West Virginia University, M.A. Communications, West Virginia University, B.S. Computer Science, Ohio University) is the Executive Director and Chief Information Officer for JesuitNET, a consortium of the Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the United States. She produced one of the first International Teleconferences Bridging the Gap: Education and Industry as part of a High Technology grant in 1989. In the late 1990s, she worked with NASA to produce online courses and communication campaigns for their tech transfer and commercialization project, including a three-part teleconferencing series, Technology Transfer in Action. In her time with the Jesuit colleges, she has helped launched over 300 online courses that span several disciplines. Her passion for storytelling has evolved as technology has evolved — keeping her on the “bleeding” edge.  Her latest project is working with Jesuit Commons:  Higher Ed at the Margins (http://www.jc-hem.org) to deliver online courses to refugees in Africa and the Middle East.
Heather_Crandall_web Dr. Heather Crandall, Associate Director/Student Life earned an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Washington State University. Her areas of concentration are American Studies, Communication, and Rhetoric. She is specifically interested in visual rhetoric and social change, media literacy, and communication pedagogy.  Heather teaches courses in theorizing communication, media literacy, small group communication, interpersonal communication, advanced rhetorical criticism, organizational communication, and public speaking. 
 Darcy_Caputo_web Darcy Caputo, Lab Manager earned his Bachelor of Arts at The Evergreen State College in Communications and Fine Art Photography. Since that time he has had his writing and photography published by The Pacific Northwest Inlander and XLR8R magazine. He also contributed instrumentation and cover art to James Pants’s 2011 self-titled release for Stones Throw Records. Most recently he has been working in the localization industry serving clients such as Disney, Facebook, Microsoft, and Starbucks. He has been working with the Cagli program since 2006.