Associate Professor in Community Psychology, University of Padova ITALY

Alessio Vieno received his Ph.D. in Community Psychology from the University of Lecce, Italy. He currently holds a position as Associate Professor in Community Psychology at the University of Padova, Italy.




Research interests include alcohol use and abuse and psychosocial adjustment among adolescents. He is member of the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) since 2009 and of the  European Association of Research on Adolescence (EARA) since 2008.  Since 2000 he is a member of the international research groups coordinated by the World Health Organization “Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC)”, and from 2017 became PI for Italy.

He serves as a reviewer for various international and national scientific journal (e.g., Journal of Environmental Psychology, International Journal of Behavioural Medicine, American Journal of Community Psychology, Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, Italian Journal of Public Health, Journal of Adolescent Research, Medical Science Monitor, Stress and Health). Since 2002 he has published more than 200 scientific articles in international and national journal.