Luca Tateo

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Phone +47 22859462
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Teaching responsibilities

Research interests

  • cultural and ecological approaches in social psychology
  • cultural psychology of education
  • art-based methods, affective logic and the aesthetic dimension of psychic life
  • study of imagination as higher psychological process
  • cultural mediation of grief
  • decolonizing approaches and epistemic injustice in psychology and education  
  • epistemology and history of psychological science

Luca Tateo is habilitated as Full professor in Social and Organizational Psychology (sector 11/E3) and as Associate Professor in Psychology of Development and Education (sector 11/E2) by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR).

Research experience

  • Member of the research team of the project The Politics of Disability Identity, funded by the Research Council of Norway (SAMKUL).
  • Member of the research team of the CNPq funded project “Sob o signo da pobreza: dinâmicas psicossociais e educacionais de pessoas de camadas populares a partir da perspectiva da psicologia semiótico- cultural [Under the sign of poverty: psychosocial and educational dynamics of people in economically disadvantaged social groups in the perspective of cultural semiotic psychology]”, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.
  • Member of the Research Centre “The Culture of Grief”, funded by Obel Familie Fonden at Aalborg University, with the sub-project “Grief and affective logic”.
  • Coordinator of Carlsberg Foundation research grant 2013, project “International workshop on Giambattista Vico and imagination in psychology”
  • Coordinator of “Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship 2013”, project “Epistemology in psychological science, the heritage of Giambattista Vico and the cultural psychology”
  • Team coordinator in the project “LEAD Technology enhanced learning and problem solving discussions: Network learning environments in the classroom” FP7.
  • Research and trainer in the project Re-N.E.T. “Revitalizing networks and new emphasis in transfer: preventing and facing early school leaving by sharing solutions and tools”
  • Researcher in the project “ELeGi - European Learning GRID Infrastructure”), FP6, Consortium on Methods and Systems for Learning and Knowledge”.
  • Researcher in the project “Enhancing SCience Appeal in Learning through Argumentative inTEraction (ESCALATE)”.

International partnerships

  • Former associate professor in Epistemology and History of Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University.
  • Former member of the Centre for Cultural Psychology, directed by Jaan Valsiner at Aalborg University.
  • Former honorary Associate Professor at School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, Sydney University, Australia.
  • Former visiting professor at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. 
  • Member of the Kitchen Seminar network.
  • Co-coordinator of the network of excellence “IBEF - Ideas for the Basic Education of the Future".

Editorial work

  • Co-editor in chief of the Journal “Human Arenas. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Psychology, Culture, and Meaning”, Springer.
  • Editor in Chief of the book series “Innovations in Qualitative Research”, Information Age Publishing, USA.
  • Associate editor of the journal SN Social Sciences, Springer
  • Associate editor of the journal Trends in Psychology, Springer
  • Associate editor of the journal Estudos de Psicologia (Campinas).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal journal Revista Iberoamericana de Criatividade e Inovação (RECRIAI)Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Culture & Psychology.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the journal QWERTY. Open and Interdisciplinary Journal of Technology, Culture and Education.​



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Published Nov. 13, 2019 11:43 AM - Last modified Oct. 13, 2021 1:01 PM