Anton Yasnitsky, Ph.D.

  • history, theory, and practice of holism and "romantic science"
  • cultural psychology & integrative science of mind, brain, behaviour, and education
  • Vygotskian Studies and cultural-historical developmental psychology
  • history of human, behavioral and psychoneurological sciences
  • anthropology of Soviet/Russian/East European culture(s)
  • history, mechanisms, and strategies of transnational scientific research
  • group dynamics and psychology of informal personal networks

Current Projects in Progress

  • "The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship": The Cultural-Historical Gestalt Psychology of Lev Vygotsky, Kurt Lewin, Alexander Luria, Kurt Koffka and others
  • The "Height Psychology" of the Superman: Vygotsky (Ab)Uses Nietzsche
  • Psychology Rises to Power: The Golden Age of Soviet Psychology of 1936-1966
  • The Birth of the "Vygotsky Cult" from the Spirit of Communism: A Transnational History of 1930s-1980s

Yasnitsky, A. (in progress; 2017). Vygotsky: An Intellectual Biography. 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)
Yasnitsky, A. & van der Veer, R. (Eds.) (2015). Revisionist Revolution in Vygotsky Studies. London and New York: Routledge

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
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]
Book Chapters & Articles
Guest Edited Journal Issues
Book Reviews

always in progress ...