Anton Yasnitsky, Ph.D.


  • Vygotsky-Luria Circle & critical Vygotsky Studies
  • Soviet/Russian/East European culture(s)
  • history of human, behavioral and psychoneurological sciences
  • scientific revolutions design and management
  • history, mechanisms, and strategies of transnational scientific research

Ongoing and Forthcoming Projects

  • Vygotsky: An Intellectual Biography
  • Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Vygotsky and Were Afraid to Ask
  • The Guide to Perfect(ly Flawed) Science: Vygotsky’s and Luria’s Cultural Psychology
  • A Transnational History of Russian Psychology: The Birth of "Vygotsky Cult" from the Spirit of Communism

Yasnitsky, A. (2018). Vygotsky: An Intellectual Biography. London and New York: Routledge
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Yasnitsky, A. (Ed.) (under contract; 2018). Questioning Vygotsky’s Legacy: Scientific Psychology or Heroic Cult [Tentative title]. London and New York: Routledge
Yasnitsky, A., van der Veer, R., Aguilar, E. & García, L.N. (Eds.) (2016). Vygotski revisitado: una historia crítica de su contexto y legado. Buenos Aires: Miño y Dávila Editores (in Spanish)
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Yasnitsky, A. & van der Veer, R. (Eds.) (2015). Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies. London and New York: Routledge
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Yasnitsky, A., van der Veer, R. (proposta de livro). Revolução Revisionista nos Estudos Vigotskianos: o Estado da Arte (in Portuguese)

Yasnitsky, A., van der Veer, R., & Ferrari, M. (Eds.) (2014). The Cambridge Handbook of Cultural-Historical Psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
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Yasnitsky, A. (2009). Vygotsky Circle during the Decade of 1931-1941: Toward an Integrative Science of Mind, Brain, and Education (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto) [pdf]
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Book Chapters & Articles
Guest Edited Journal Issues
Book Reviews

always in progress ...