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Antonella Guarino

Adjunct professor


Research fellow


Curriculum vitae

Adjunct professor at the University of Bologna since 2019 and post-doc research fellow performing research in social and community psychology. Research interests lie particularly in the forms of civic and political participaiton of young people, the implementation of Service-Learning programs, the implementation and evaluation of Action-Research interventions in schools and communities, the evaluation of artistic practices in mental health services. Research works currently focusing on the topic of young people and social justice engagement.


PhD in Psychology in 2019

2018- Marco Polo Scholarship holder at Institute for Children, Youth and Family at Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. 

Mobility abroad at Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Educativas (CIIE), Psychology and Education Sciences faculty, University of Oporto, Portugal.

Degree in School and Community Psychology in 2014 at the Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari", University of Bologna with a double degree at Colegio de Nuestra Señora del Rosario -Bogotà (Colombia). 

Teaching activities

Adjunct professor at the University of Bologna since 2019 for the Laboratory in Community Psychology with Service-Learning methodology in Clinic Psychology master degree. 

2021- Theory and methods for young people empowerment. 

Scientific activities

Member of research groups for national and international projects: 

  • member of EuropeEngage “Developing a Culture of Civic Engagement through Service-Learning within Higher Education in Europe” project KA2 Strategic Partnership, funded by EU Erasmus + program (2014-2017);
  • member of Catch-EyoU - Constructing AcTive CitizensHip with European Youth. Policies, Practices and Solutions, funded by EU Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation (2015-2018);
  • member of Rural 3.0: Service Learning for the Rural Development (RURAL)”, KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Knowledge Alliances, funded by EU Erasmus + Program (2019-2022);
  • member of UNICORN-University Community learning, co-funded by EU Erasmus + program (2019-2022);

Presenter in many national and international conferences.

Referee for international and Italian journals in the field of Community Psychology and Health science. 

Academic appointments

Member of national and international scientific organizations: 

AIP- Associazione Italiana di Psicologia

SIPCO- Società italiana di Psicologia di Comunità

EASLHE- European Association of Service Learning in Higher Education


2017 and 2018- AIP- Internationalization scholarship holder