Prof. Ass. Laure Kloetzer has joined the Centre for Research in Sociocultural Psychology at the University of Neuchâtel, after a PhD in Psychology and a few years of teaching and research as a MCF (Maître de Conférences) in Paris (Cnam, Chaire de Psychologie du Travail).
Prof. Ass. Kloetzer is interested in the learning and creative activity in adults – in citizen science, in the workplace, and more recently, in the work of land artists and novelists. Professor is also interested in reflective, developmental and collaborative research, innovative research methodologies, and how social sciences can support social transformation through the engagement of the people. Professor`s current research projects are related to (a) mental health, subjective life and migration; (b) inclusive and transformative theater; (c) informal science education. Her research draws on cultural-historical psychology and especially on Lev Vygotsky’s work, and its further developments, in the study of language, human development and activity. Prof. Ass. Laure Kloetzer is an associated member of the CRTD (Centre for Research on Work and Development, Cnam, Paris) and a leading member of the CRIS (Centre of Research on Social Interactions, University of Neuchâtel).