Gioacchino Campese, MA ’96

Professor at the Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome

Gioacchino is a prime example of CTU’s strong commitment to the church’s universal mission. His interest in mission is not simply academic but is combined with a strong, practical commitment to service. After receiving his MA at CTU, Gioacchino completed the doctorate in missiology at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome. Before that he worked for several years at the Casa del Migrante en Tijuana on the Mexico/US border. He currently teaches in the Pastoral theology and Human Mobility at the Pontifical Urbaniana University and directs Casa Scalabrini 634, a center that practices the culture of welcoming and integration among refugees, migrants and native Italians.