Annamaria Di Fabio
Annamaria Di Fabio, Ph.D., is Full professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Education and Psychology (Psychology section), University of Florence, Italy. She is director of both the following International Research and Intervention Laboratories: Work and Organizational Psychology for Vocational Guidance, Career Counseling, Talents and Healthy Organizations” (WOPsyLabOProCCareerT&HO); Cross-Cultural Positive Psychology, Prevention, and Sustainability (CCPPsyP&S). Her principal research areas are focused on work and organizational psychology, career psychology, career counseling and decent work/decent lives, psychology of harmonization, emotional intelligence, psychology of individual differences, positive preventive psychology in a primary and cross-cultural prevention perspective, also promoting the new area of the psychology of sustainability and sustainable development.
She is author of more than 200 peer reviewed articles and books/book chapters and responsible for many editorial book series and scientific journals. She has international agreements and collaborations for research activities with many universities and institutions all over the world. She has different editorial roles in several scientific journals. She was elected in the Board of Directors of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) since July 2018 and responsible of the International Project IAAP “Promoting Decent work for all”.
We invited Annamaria to talk about the psychology of sustainability and the crucial contributions from guidance and career counseling to sustainable development.