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Paola Villano

Full Professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/05 Social Psychology

Director of First Cycle Degree in Expert in Social and Cultural Education

Short Bio

Graduated Magna cum Laude at the University of Bologna (1991), she received her Ph.D. in Psychology in 1996. She is currently full professor of Social Psychology at the Dept. of Education (University of Bologna), where she teaches Social Psychology and Psychology of exclusion and mediation.

Since 2020 she is Director of First Cycle Degree of Expert Social And Cultural Education.

Her current research interests are addressed to forms of prejudice and stereotypes towards minorities (Roma, southern and northern Italy, migrants) and conspiracy theory, in particular applied to Covid-19.

She is currently a member of the research unit of the Erasmus + 2018 Project KA2 - FORTH - Formation of teachers in Challenged Areas in the Philippines (duration: 36 months).

She is author of numerous publications on the above mentioned topics.

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Other contacts


Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Educazione "Giovanni Maria Bertin"
Via Filippo Re 6, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

2nd and 4th tuerday of every mounth (10.30 am to 12 am) at the Dept of Education - Via Filippo Re, 6 - Bologna - room 69, 2nd floor.
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