Dr. Dafermos is an associate professor in the epistemology of psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Crete. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Lomonosov Moscow State University. His interests include cultural historical psychology, critical psychology, the history of psychology, and methodological and epistemological issues in the social sciences.

Manolis Dafermos is the author of the book “Rethinking cultural-historical psychology: a dialectical perspective to Vygotsky” (Springer).

He has authored or co-authored papers in these areas for “Theory & Psychology”, “European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counseling”, “Information, Communication & Society”, “Social and Personality Psychology Compass”, “Learning, culture and Social Interaction”, “Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology”, “Cultural-historical psychology”, “Forum Kritische Psychologie”, “Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology”, etc. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the journals “Cultural-historical psychology”, “Dialogical Pedagogy”, “Outlines: Critical Practice Studies”, “Human Arenas” and “Teoría y Crítica de la Psicología”.

Personal webpage: https://crete.academia.edu/ManolisDafermos