The people of the CERISVICO Centre

Directive

Marta Elena
Elena Marta
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Full professor of Social psychology – Faculty of psychology
Full Professor in Social and Community Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milano-Brescia, where she is also Director of CERISVICO Research Centre. Her research... + Expand

Full Professor in Social and Community Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milano-Brescia, where she is also Director of CERISVICO Research Centre. Her research interests lie in the field of community and applied social psychology, with a focus on social relationship of adolescents and young adults, NEET, volunteerism and risk behaviors, community development and Participatory Action Research.

Livia Cadei
Livia Cadei
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Full professor of General pedagogy – Faculty of psychology
Full professor of Pedagogy at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, director of CESVOPAS (Centre of Studies on Volunteering and Social Participation) - Catholic University of... + Expand

Full professor of Pedagogy at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, director of CESVOPAS (Centre of Studies on Volunteering and Social Participation) - Catholic University of Brescia. Her research focuses on the training processes of professionals in education, voluntary work and social participation, with narrative approaches and qualitative methodologies.

Simona Caravita
Simona Caravita
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Full professor of Developmental psychology - University of Stavanger
Professor of Educational Psychology at Stavanger University (Norway). Her research activities regard bullying, cyberbullying and moral development. Recently, she was principal... + Expand

Professor of Educational Psychology at Stavanger University (Norway). Her research activities regard bullying, cyberbullying and moral development. Recently, she was principal investigator of a project on ethnic bullying, funded by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research; currently coordinates part of the activities of the project PARTICIPATE, on cyberbullying, funded by the European Union.

Maria Luisa  Gennari
Maria Luisa Gennari
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Associate professor in Clinical psychology – Faculty of psychology
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Faculty of Psychology at the Catholic University of Brescia, where she teaches Question Analysis and Diagnosis and Intervention... + Expand

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Faculty of Psychology at the Catholic University of Brescia, where she teaches Question Analysis and Diagnosis and Intervention. She collaborates with the Juvenile and Ordinary Court of Brescia as Technical Consultant. She is a clinical and team functioning supervisor at Counselling Centres and Cooperatives in the region area. Main research interests are in clinical interventions with adolescents, couples and families, with particular attention to migration aspects and marital separation and divorce.

Caterina Gozzoli
Caterina Gozzoli
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Full professor of work and organizational psychology – Faculty of psychology
Full professor. She coordinates the Master’s degree in “Psychology of clinical interventions in social settings”. Her work focuses on organisational quality of life, conflict, and... + Expand

Full professor. She coordinates the Master’s degree in “Psychology of clinical interventions in social settings”. Her work focuses on organisational quality of life, conflict, and healthcare service, as well as sport psychology with athletes and managers.

Margherita Lanz
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Associate professor of Psychometrics – Faculty of psychology
Maura Pozzi
Maura Pozzi
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Associate professor of Social psychology – Faculty of psychology
Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and Brescia, where she teaches Social Psychology. She... + Expand

Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and Brescia, where she teaches Social Psychology. She conducts research and interventions on the topics of civic engagement in its many declinations, social representations and family business.

Mario Taccolini
Mario Taccolini
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Pro-Rector, Full Professor of Economic History - Faculty of Linguistic Sciences and Foreign Literatures
Professor of Contemporary history at the undergraduate degree programme in Political Sciences and International Relations of the Faculty of Political and social sciences (Brescia... + Expand

Professor of Contemporary history at the undergraduate degree programme in Political Sciences and International Relations of the Faculty of Political and social sciences (Brescia campus - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore). He is coordinator of the development strategies of Brescia Campus, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

Giovanni Panzeri
Director of the Brescia campus – Rector’s delegate

Scientific commission

Francesco Bestagno
Legal Advisor to the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union
Emanuela Confalonieri
Associate professor in Developmental psychology – Faculty of psychology
Orietta Filippini
Chief operating director Fondazione di Comunità Brescia
Fabio Folgheraiter
Full professor of General sociology – Faculty of political and social sciences
Sara Mazzucchelli
Associate professor of Sociology of cultural and communication processes
Osmano Oasi
Associate professor in Dynamic psychology – Faculty of psychology
Ricardo Sánchez Martín
Professor of antropology - Blanquerna Universitat Ramon Llull. Barcelona
Domenico Simeone
Full professor of General and Social Pedagogy - Faculty of Education Sciences
Francisco Simões
Researcher in Community psychology - Centre for Social Research and Intervention, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Tamanza Giancarlo
Associate professor of Clinical psychology – Faculty of psychology

Researchers and collaborators

Daniela Marzana
Daniela Marzana
Associate Professor of Social and Community Psychology
Daniela Marzana is Associate Professor of Social and Community Psychology at the Department of Psychology of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. She is psychologist and... + Expand

Daniela Marzana is Associate Professor of Social and Community Psychology at the Department of Psychology of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. She is psychologist and individual and group psychotherapist. She deals with social and community psychology with particular interest in research-action, NEET, community development and issues of civic engagement of young people and immigrants.

Giovanni Aresi
Giovanni Aresi
Researcher and Professor of Social and Community Health Psychology
Giovanni Aresi is researcher and professor of Social and Community Health Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. His research focuses on the determinants of health... + Expand

Giovanni Aresi is researcher and professor of Social and Community Health Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. His research focuses on the determinants of health behaviors and positive youth development as well as on participatory intervention evaluation.

Sara Damia Martinez
Sara Martinez Damia
Community Psychologist
Sara Martinez-Damia is a community psychologist. She completed her PhD at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and the Universidad de Sevilla. She does research on empowerment... + Expand

Sara Martinez-Damia is a community psychologist. She completed her PhD at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and the Universidad de Sevilla. She does research on empowerment, well-being and participation of migrant communities. She works on designing and evaluating programs in the field of migration.

Adriano Ellena
Adriano Ellena
Research fellow in Social and Community Psychology
Adriano Mauro Ellena is Research fellow in Social and Community Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. His research interests concern young people, NEETs and labour... + Expand

Adriano Mauro Ellena is Research fellow in Social and Community Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. His research interests concern young people, NEETs and labour market, social representations, social identity, and political psychology. He teaches Social Psychology and is member in different national and international projects.

Carlo Pistoni
Carlo Pistoni
Collaborator
Carlo Pistoni has a PhD in Social Psychology and collaborates with the Faculty of Psychology of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He works in the field of social and community... + Expand

Carlo Pistoni has a PhD in Social Psychology and collaborates with the Faculty of Psychology of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. He works in the field of social and community psychology with a specific interest in social participation, in the forms of volunteering and collective action, civic engagement and participatory methodologies.

PhD students

Valentina Ferrari
Valentina Ferrari
Psychologist and PhD student
Valentina Ferrari is a psychologist and PhD student at the Faculty of Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Her research focuses on outdoor sports activity and the... + Expand

Valentina Ferrari is a psychologist and PhD student at the Faculty of Psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Her research focuses on outdoor sports activity and the connection with nature and community. She is also involved in project management with several no-profit organizations to promote well-being.

Daniela Poli Martinelli
Daniela Poli Martinelli
PhD student in social psychology
Daniela Poli Martinelli is a PhD student in social psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Her main areas of interest include qualitative research, family businesses... + Expand

Daniela Poli Martinelli is a PhD student in social psychology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Her main areas of interest include qualitative research, family businesses, social representations, identity, and social phenomena within groups and communities.