Maria Grazia Monaci is full professor at the University of Valle d’Aosta (Italy) where she teaches Social Psychology and Psychology of Emotion.
She obtained her PhD in Social and Personality Psychology at the University of Padova in 1992 and a post-doctorate position at the Department of Psychology of the University of Bologna (1994/96). From 1998 to 2002 she was a researcher at the Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization at the University of Padova, where she taught Social Psychology and conducted several seminars on the measures of prejudice. She also taught Statistics, Techniques of questionnaries and interviews and Social Psychology also using e-learning modalities at several Italian universities.
She has spent many study period abroad, at the University of Massachussets, Amherst (USA) and at the University of Exeter (England).
She is member of AIP (Italian Association of Psychology, Social Psychology section, EAESP (European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, and SPSP (Society for Personality and Social Psychology).
Her current research interests focus on the area of development of prejudice in children, prejudice and emotions in intergroup relationships; regulation of emotions, health promotion and risk behaviors.