In the inaugural Faculty Profile Podcast, Sean Cocco, associate professor of history, discusses Trinity’s recent presidential search, his time in Italy, Galileo, and more. Hosted by Kevin MacDermott, head coach of Trinity’s men’s rowing team, the Faculty Profile Podcast highlights the scholarship, teaching, and personality of the members of Trinity College’s faculty.
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The 1631 eruption of Mt. Vesuvius—the famed volcano situated outside the city of Naples, Italy—altered more than just the natural landscape of the Italian coast; it left a cultural mark by becoming the first natural event in modern history to be scientifically documented by human observers, according to Associate Professor of History Sean Cocco. In […]