Olga Rubtsova, PhD

Position

Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Contemporary Childhood, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Educational Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education.

Education and Degrees

2010 – Honors Degree in Theory and Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages ​​and Cultures (Moscow State Linguistic University)

2012 – PhD in Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (PhD. thesis on the topic “Overcoming the internal role conflict in older adolescence by the means of role-play”.)

2014-2015 – Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Education, Oxford University.

Research interests

developmental psychology, educational psychology, adolescent psychology, cyberpsychology, digital media, digital learning environments, drama/theatre in education, Cultural-Historical Theory.

Language Proficiency

Fluent in English, French, German and Serbian.

Key publications in English

  1. Deviant online behavior in adolescent and youth circles: in search of a risk assessment model, Dvoryanchikov, V. N. et all. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 2020, 8 (2), 105-119
  2. Contemporary Adolescence through the Prism of the Cultural-Historical Theory: on the Issue of Experimenting with Roles. Rubtsova O.V. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology], 2020. Vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 69–77. doi:10.17759/chp.2020160209.
  3. Digital Filmmaking as a means for the development of reflection: a case study of a  disabled  university student in Moscow. Rubtsova O., Ulanova N. Global Youth in Digital Trajectories London, 2017. p. 53-68.
  4. Digital Media as a Means of Developing Reflection in Students with Disabilities: Cultural-Historical Perspective. Rubtsova O.V., Ulanova N.S. Tätigkeitstheorie: E-Journal for Activity Theoretical Research in Germany, 2014. Vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 95–118.
  5. International Symposium: “Scientific School of L.S. Vygotsky: Traditions and Innovations” and International ISCAR Summer University for PhD Students. Baykovskaya N.A., Rubtsova O.V. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology], 2016. Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 280–289.
  6. Psychological Prerequisites of Reflection Development in the Conditions of Digital Technologies Use. Rubtsova O.V., Ulanova N.S. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2014. Vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 101–112.

Key publications in Russian (abstracts in English)

  1. Drama Activity as a Means of Development and Learning in Adolescence: The Results of an Empirical Study. Rubtsova O.V., Poskakalova T.A. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2020. Vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 144–156. doi:10.17759/pse.2020250612. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  2. Digital Media as a New Means of Mediation (Part One). Rubtsova O.V. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology], 2019. Vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 117–124. doi:10.17759/chp.2019150312. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  3. Digital Media as a New Means of Mediation (Part Two). Rubtsova O.V. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2019. Vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 100–108. doi:10.17759/chp.2019150410. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  4. Research on Relationship between Personality Traits and Online Behaviour in Adolescents (With VKontakte Social Media as an Example). Rubtsova O.V., Panfilova A.S., Smirnova V.K. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2018. Vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 54–66.
  5. Relationship between Personality Traits and Online Behaviour in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Research on Dota 2 Players. Rubtsova O.V., Panfilova A.S., Artemenkov S.L. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2018. Vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 137–148.
  6. Role experimentation in the context of the leading activity in adolescents. Rubtsova O.V. Voprosi psikhologii [psychological questions], 2017. no 5, pp. 42-51.
  7. Special theatre” as a tool of social inclusion: Russian and international experience. Rubtsova O.V., Sidorov A.V. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology], 2017. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 68–80.
  8. The concept of drama in Vygotsky’s theory: application in research. Rubtsova O.V. Daniels H. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya [Cultural-Historical Psychology]? 2016, Vol. 12, no 3, pp. 189-207.
  9. Role experimentation as a part of contemporary teenage culture. Rubtsova O.V. [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia [Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology], 2016. Vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 24–30.
  10. Project Activity as a Means of Organizing Adolescents’ Learning Process (on the Example of Technical Modelling). Rubtsova O.V., Krivosheeva L.B. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2015. Vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 133–146.

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