Simone Belli, Ph.D.


Simone Belli (Bergamo-Italia) is Professor in the Department of Social Science and Innovation at Yachay Tech. He received his PhD Doctor Europeus in Social Psychology from Autonomous University of Barcelona with the thesis ‘Emotions and Language in Information and Communications Technology’.
He was visiting researcher at Georgetown University, University of Manchester, and Manchester Metropolitan University. He has been visiting professor at University of California, San Diego and Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Morelia, thanks to Scholarship for Young Professors and Researchers Banco Santander. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the San Diego State University, Charles III University of Madrid and Autonomous University of Madrid, by Paulo Freire Innovative Technology/Pedagogy Post-doctoral Visiting Scholar and Alliance of 4 Universities, respectively. He has been Invited Professor at University of Bergamo and at University of Helsinki as a Professor in Summer School Course “Emotions and Interculturality”.

Summary of Interests

His research is focused to understand why emotions have a strong relationship with language, and how it is possible to express these emotions in online/offline spaces and innovative contexts.

Current Research projects

He is head of YT-IN Research Group (Yachay Tech – Innovation) and researcher in H2020 European project “Giving focus to the Cultural, Scientific and Social Dimension of EU – CELAC Relations”.

Selected Publications

Simone Belli; Rom Harré; Lupicinio Iñiguez (2014). Narratives from call shop users: Emotional performance of velocity. Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly. 24 – 2, 45-62,
Simone Belli; Juan Carlos Aceros; Rom Harré (2015). “It’s all discursive!” Crossing boundaries and crossing words with Rom Harré. Universitas Psychologica. 14 – 2, 15 – 29.
Simone Belli; Miriam Jimenez (2015). Gender identity and emotions in email spam. International Journal on Collective Identity Research. 2 – 129, 1 – 12.


The Virtual Experience in digital education. issues of trust in educational settings online



DOI: 10.6018/red/47/4

Etnography of medical interactions doctors and nurses make decisions.


Journal: Athenea Digital: Revista de Pensamiento e Investigacion Social 16(2):67 - 87 ·

DOI: 10.5565/rev/athenea.1563

Dos aproximaciones distintas a la identidad con el Análisis de Pertenencia Categorial


Journal: Aposta Journal

DOI: ISSN: 1696-7348

Identidad de género y emociones en los correos de spam


Journal: Papeles del CEIC: International Journal on Collective Identity Research

DOI: ISSN: 1695-6494

Espacios emocionales subversivos y multilingües. El cuento árabe de la niña triste


Journal: Article of CEIC

DOI: ISSN: 1695-6494

Narratives from call shop users: Emotional performance of velocity


Journal: Human Affairs

DOI: 10.2478/s13374-014-0221-1?sa_campaign=email/event/articleAuthor/onlineFirst