National Anti Bullying Research and Resource Centre


Primary Department
National Anti Bullying Research and Resource Centre
Phone number:
01 700
St Patrick's Campus
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Academic biography

Dr. Angela Mazzone is a Postdoctoral Researcher based in the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC), at Dublin City University. She holds a PhD in Functional Neuroimaging (area of specialisation: Developmental Psychology) from G. d’Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy. During her Doctoral studies, she obtained a mobility research fellowship to spend a semester at the University of Turku, Finland. From 2016 to 2017, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Florence, Italy, where she was involved in a EU-funded research project aimed to tackle bullying in Children Residential Centres.

Angela collaborated at several international research projects focused on bullying in early adolescence and was a visiting researcher at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Linz (Austria), at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (Czech Republic) and at Linköping University (Sweden). 

Currently, she is involved in a large-scale national research project focused on workplace bullying, which is funded by the Health Service Executive (HSE). Her research interests are primarily concerned with bullying in different contexts, including the workplace, school and the cyberspace. She is interested in the socio-cognitive, emotional and moral correlates of offline/online bullying and in the contextual variables that sustain these phenomena.

Angela serves as a Managing Editor for the International Journal of Bullying Prevention and as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, the European Journal of Developmental Psychology and the Journal of Social Psychology. Angela chairs the Observatory on Cyberbullying, Cyberhate and Online Harassment, which is based in the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre.

Research interests

Workplace bullying; School bullying; Social exclusion; Moral emotions; Moral disengagement; Empathy; Rejection Sensitivity