Personale docente

Anna Spagnolli

Professore ordinario

M-PSI/05

Indirizzo: VIA VENEZIA, 8 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498276644

E-mail: anna.spagnolli@unipd.it

  • Il Giovedi' dalle 10:00 alle 12:00
    presso via Venezia 8, IV floor
    Il ricevimento studenti si effettua tramite Zoom al seguente link/Office hours take place via Zoom at the following link: https://unipd.zoom.us/j/880613412 - Il ricevimento del 16 maggio 2024 inizia alle ore 14:00. - Office hours on May 16th, 2024 start at 14:00

2023 Professor of Social Psychology, Dept. of General Psychology, University of Padova;
2015 - 2023: Associate Professor, Dept. of General Psychology, University of Padova;
2002-2015: Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Psychology, University of Padova;
2002: Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Padova.
September 2000-March 2001: Visiting student, Center for Language, Interaction and Culture, University of California at Los Angeles.
April-June 2000: Visiting student, Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition (LCHC), University of California at san Diego
1997: Master degree (Laurea) in Work and Organizational Psychology, summa cum laude, University of Padova.

CURRENT SCIENTIFIC AFFILIATIONS and SERVICES
Affiliated to UNIPD Human Inspired Technologies research centre, to the ACM and to the International Society for Conversation Analysis. Faculty member and coordinator of the doctoral program in 'Brain, mind and computer science'. Coordinator of the Advanced courses for scientific research ('CARS') at the Dept. of General Psychology. Coordinator of the Ethical Committee of the HIT centre. Member of the GAV in the BS program in Psychological Science and in the Msc program in Psicologia Cognitiva Applicata. Associate Editor of Virtual Reality (Springer).

MASTER AND BACHELORS' COURSES
Social psychology and communication (in English; 2016-current); Analisi delle interazioni e della comunicazione mediata (2014-current), Analisi delle Pratiche Conversazionali (2008-2013), Nuovi Ambienti di Comunicazione (2007-2008), Ergonomia e Analisi del Lavoro (Univ. of Trento, 2007-2010), Atteggiamenti e Pratiche Discorsive (2005-2008), Metodi Qualitativi (2005-2008), Prese di posizione e relazioni sociali (2004-2005), Opinioni ed Atteggiamenti (2003-2004)

DOCTORAL COURSES
Human- computer interaction (in English, since 2018), user experience (in English, 2017, 2015), serious games (in English, 2016)

AWARDS
(2021) ArQus UNIPD Teaching Excellence Award
(October 2010) NOKIA Ubimedia Award for the BeAware project
(April 2002) ‘Highly Commended Award’ from Literati Club, Emerald to the paper ‘Legitimating technologies: ambiguity as a premise for negotiation in a networked institution’, G. Mantovani, A. Spagnolli
(May 2002) Award from the Italian Psychology Association for best Ph.D. dissertation in Social Psychology

INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS
Co-adapt (H2020-826266); VisualMusic (H2020-ICT n. 731986); 'Mindsee' (FP7 - ICT 611570); 'CultAR' (ICT for access to cultural resources’ n. 601139); 'NEW-IP' (Executive Agency for Health and Consumers n. 2010 12 07);'SeniorChannel' (AAL-2009-2 n.090); 'CEEDS', Integrated Project (ICT n. 258749);'Beaware' (INFSO-ICT n. 224557; Democracy, Cities and Drugs (Public Health Program n. 2007306); (contract with Honda Motor Europe) Honda Riding Trainer Psychological Evaluation; 'PASION' Integrated Project (FP6-2004-IST-4 n.027654)‘ELDERGAMES’ (2005-IST-5 n. 034552); ‘EMMA’ (IST-2001-39192); ‘VEPSY Updated’ (IST 2000-25323)

==SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY AREA OF RESEARCH==
MEDIATED INTERACTION AND COMMUNICATION

SPAGNOLLI A., GENOVESE S., MORI M. (2021) Similarities and differences across settings: The case of turn continuations in instant messaging. In Joanne Meredith, David Giles, Wyke Stommel (Eds), Analysing Digital Interaction. Palgrave McMillan (pp. 133-154). ISBN 978-3-030-64921-0

Arminen, I., Licoppe, C., & Spagnolli, A. (2016). Respecifying mediated interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 49(4), 290-309.

PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN VIRTUAL REALITY

Gamberini, L., Cottone, P., Spagnolli, A., Varotto, D., & Mantovani, G. (2003). Responding to a fire emergency in a virtual environment: different patterns of action for different situations. Ergonomics, 46(8), 842-858.

Gamberini, L., Chittaro, L., Spagnolli, A., & Carlesso, C. (2015). Psychological response to an emergency in virtual reality: Effects of victim ethnicity and emergency type on helping behavior and navigation. Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 104-113.


USABLE PRIVACY AND SECURITY
MASOTINA, M., & SPAGNOLLI, A. (2022). Transparency of privacy notices and contextualisation: effectively conveying information without words. Behaviour & Information Technology, 1-31. DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2022.2077234

SPAGNOLLI A., Masotina MV, Scarcia AL, Zuffi B, e Gamberini L. (2022) How to get away with cyberattacks: An argumentative approach to cyberattacks’ legitimization by common users. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’22, April 30 - May 5, New Orleans, USA, USA (12 pages). ISBN: 978-1-4503-9157-3. DOI:10.1145/3491102.3517444.

MASOTINA, MV, PLUCHINO P., FREULI F., GAMBERINI L., SPAGNOLLI A. (2019) Transparency Heuristic: Effect of Implicitness of Online Data Acquisition on Sensitivity Perception. In D. Lamas et al. (Eds.) Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2019, LNCS 11749, pp. 676–679, Springer., Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-29390-1_61

PERSUASIVE TECHNOLOGY AND SERIOUS GAMES

Gamberini, L., Nucci, M., Zamboni, L., Degiuli, G., Cipolletta, S., Villa, C., ... & Spagnolli, A. (2018). Designing and Testing Credibility: The Case of a Serious Game on Nightlife Risks. In Ham J. (eds)International Conference on Persuasive Technology (pp. 213-226). Springer, Cham.

Varotto A., Spagnolli A. (2017) Psychological strategies to promote household recycling. A systematic review with meta-analysis of validated field interventions. Journal of Environmental Psychology 51: 168–188

Spagnolli, A., Chittaro, L., & Gamberini, L. (2016). Interactive persuasive systems: a perspective on theory and evaluation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 32(3), 177-189.

Spagnolli, A., Corradi, N., Gamberini, L., Hoggan, E., Jacucci, G., Katzeff, C., ... & Jonsson, L. (2011). Eco-feedback on the go: Motivating energy awareness. Computer, 44(5), 38-45.

- Usable privacy
- Technology acceptability
- Technology-mediated conversation and interaction with virtual assistants
- Prosocial behavior studies in virtual reality
- Qualitative methods in human-computer interaction
Some of my videopresentations are available here: https://tinyurl.com/2p95u5en


Current projects:
Comparative sequential analysis of mediated communication
Usable privacy, usable compliance with digital regulations (AI act, GDPR, ...)
Argument analysis of texts and speeches
Technology acceptance and acceptability
Debates and controversies about AI
Personalization in digital services and ethical issues
Dark patterns in digital interfaces