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Elvis Mazzoni

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/04 Developmental and Educational Psychology

Curriculum vitae

 Curriculum Vitae

Elvis Mazzoni is Associate Professor in Developmental and Educational Psychology (M-PSI/04) at the Department of Psychology of the ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - University of Bologna


  • National Scientific Qualification for Full Professor in Developmental Psychology and Education (2017).
  • National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology and Education (2014).
  • Member of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA)
  • Member of the Collaborative Knowledge Building Group (CKBG)
  • Associate Editor of the European Journal of Psychology of Education
  • Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Addictive Behaviors (specialty section of Frontiers in Psychology)
  • From 2010, Member of the Program Committee of IADIS International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings.
  • From 2015, Member of the Program Committee of ICT4AWE, International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health
  • From 2015, Member of the Program Committee of CSEDU, International Conference on Computer Supported Education
  • From 2012 to 2018, Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking []
  • From 2014, Member of the Technical Program Committee of COGNITIVE.
  • From 2015 to 2017, Member of the Scientific Committee of CYPSY (Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference).
  • Member of the Program Committee of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2016)
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the First International Workshop on Communication Technology for Social Networks (CTSN 2015).


  • 2008: DSES-LEARN Certificate issued by the University of Gothenburg for a course of excellence in Learning and Technology founded by the Swedish Research Council.
  • 2003: PhD in Social, Developmental and Organization Psychology
  • 1998: Scholarship for a training year abroad on New Technologies and Education (Université de Neuchâtel - CH)
  • 1997: Degree in Psychology
  • 1987: Training course on informatics and absolute programming
  • 1982: Training course on typewriting

Professional Experiences


  • 2015-2018: European project H2020 Catch-EyoU “Constructing AcTive CitizensHip with European Youth”
  • 2016 The contribution Prandi, C., Mirri, S., Salomoni, P. & Mazzoni, E. (2016), MecWilly in your Pocket: on Evaluating a Mobile Serious Game for Kids, presented ad DENVECT 2016, 5th International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative Technology – Messina, Italy – June 27, 2016 gained the Best Creative Technology Award.
  • 2015 The contribution Mazzoni, E., Nicolò, E., Sapio, B. (2015), Children And Technological Artefacts: An Exploratory Study, presented at the International Conference e-Society 2015, gained the Outstanding Paper Award as paper of the highest standard.
  • 2006-2008: European project Socrates-Minerva "Social networks and Promotion of Knowledge through E-learning". Staff member (coord.: Dr. Maria Cristina Matteucci - University of Bologna)
  • 2005-2007: ALMA TWO Project, regional project for industrial research on new tools and services in e-learning contexts
  • 2004-2005: European project Leonardo da Vinci "Cognitive Ergonomics in e-Learning Systems" (E-Lerco)
  • 2002-2004: Swiss Project ICT.SIBP.ISPFP
  • 1997: ALTAIR project for the introduction of ICT in primary and secondary schools