A. Pablo Iannone, Professor of Philosophy at Central Connecticut State University, studied engineering, mathematics, philosophy and literature at the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, received a B. A. in philosophy with an honors minor in Latin American Studies from U.C.L.A. and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in philosophy with a minor in the history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also pursued graduate studies in business and economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Iowa State, and has had extensive business experience in Argentina and the United States.
Iannone has taught, in Canada, at Dalhousie University; in Lima, Perú at the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University, and in the United States, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Texas at Dallas, Iowa State University, and the University of Florida. He is a PHI BETA KAPPA, received the Kemper K. Knapp Graduate Teaching Award, and the Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award, and is a member of the American Philosophical Association. Since 1987, he has often served as research project referee for the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment of the Humanities. In the mid-1990s, he acted as Liaison between the Fundación Integración of Argentina and the Connecticut State University System and Connecticut System of Community Technical Colleges, for the conceptualization and development of various joint projects, and assisted the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development in the search for a State of Connecticut Trade Representative in Argentina. Between 2000 and 2010, he represented CCSU as a member of the Metro Hartford Chamber of Commerce's International Business Council.
His philosophical publications include seven authored books: Practical Environmental Ethics (Transaction Publishers, 2016), Seeking Balance: Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making (Transaction Publishers,2014), Business and Global Society (Global Publications, 2003), Technology and Global Society (Global Publications, 2002), Dictionary of World Philosophy (Routledge, 2001), Philosophical Ecologies: Essays in Philosophy, Ecology, and Human Life (Humanity Books, 1999) and Philosophy as Diplomacy: Essays in Ethics and Policy Making (Humanities Press/Humanity Books, 1994); plus updated and expanded Spanish versions of the second and third above: Los negocios y la sociedad global (Fondo Editorial-Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, 2007), and Tecnología y sociedad global (Fondo Editorial-Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, 2008), and three edited books, combining text and selections: Through Time and Culture: Introductory Readings in Philosophy (Prentice Hall, 1994), Contemporary Moral Controversies in Technology (Oxford University Press, 1987), and Contemporary Moral Controversies in Business (Oxford University Press, 1989).He has also published philosophical reviews and articles in the U.S. and abroad, notable among them, "Globalization and the Humanities," which received the International Award for Excellence in the Humanities, having been initially presented on February 25, 2007, at the Symposium on New Directions in the Humanities held at Columbia University between February 24 and February 26 2007, and published in Australia in The International Journal of The Humanities in 2007; "Inclusion and Exclusion in Hispanic Literature, Thought, and Life," published in Perú in Exégesis (Posgrado de la Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, 2008); "Information Overload: Walking the Threshold Tightrope" in Rocci Luppicini and Rebecca Adell, Co-editors, Handbook of Research on Technoethics (IGI Global, 2008); "Globalization and Latin American Thought," in Blackwell Companion to Latin American Philosophy, Susana Nuccetelli, Ofelia Schutte, and Otávio Bueno, eds., (Blackwell, 2010); "Reclaiming the Green Continent: Ecology, Globalization, and Policy and Decision in Latin America;" International Journal of Technoethics (January, 2010); "Globalization and the Andean Oil Rush" in Volume V of Culture and Civilization, entitled Cosmopolitanism and the Global Polity, (Transaction Publishers, 2013); and "Globalization, Migrations, and Personal Identity," in Volume VII of Culture and Civilization, entitled Travel, Tourism, and Identity (Transaction Publishers, 2015). In literature, he has published a book of poetry in Spanish in Argentina, Astérida (Gog y Magog, 1973), a book of interconnected stories (amounting to a novella) in English, The Room with Closets: Tales of a Life Divided (Vagabond Press, 2006)—which received Silver Medal in the category Multicultural Fiction-2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards—, a novel, Open-Ended (Branden Books, 2016), previous versions of stories from The Room with Closets in English, Spanish, or both, and poems. Among the stories, "South" appeared in Fernando Alegría and Alberto Ruffinelli, eds., Paradise Lost or Gained? The Literature of Hispanic Exile (Arte Público, 1991), "Margarita's Wedding" was awarded Honorable Mention in the Mainstream/Literary Short Story category of the 1998 Writer's Digest Writing Competition, "El Vuelo de Batata," "El Casamiento de Margarita, and "El Cuarto de los Placares," appeared in the Argentine electronic publication Textos de la Víspera, and "The Dead Cat: Schrödinger's Experiment" in the Review of Art, Literature, Philosophy, and the Humanities.