Nikolay Veresov

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students


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Personal profile


Dr. Nikolay Veresov has an experience as a day care centre and kindergarten teacher (1987-1991) and secondary school teacher (1982-1987). He has got his first PhD degree in Moscow in 1990 and started his academic career in Murmansk (Russia) as a senior lecturer (1991-1993) and the Head of Department of Early Childhood (1993-1997). The second PhD was obtained in University of Oulu (Finland) in 1998. From 1999 to 2011 he had been affiliated to Kajaani Teacher Training Department (Finland) as a Senior Researcher and the Scientific Director of the international projects. He published 5 books and over 60 articles available in 10 languages. His area of interests is development in early years, cultural-historical theory and research methodology.

Research interests

  • child development,
  • cultural-historical theory,
  • cultural-historical research methodology in Early Childhood

Research area keywords

  • Early childhood education, cultural-historical theory and research methodology

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Research Output

Enhancing executive function through imaginary play: a promising new practice principle

Walker, S., Fleer, M., Veresov, N. & Duhn, I., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 13 p.

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Playworlds and executive functions in children: theorising with the cultural-historical analytical lenses

Fleer, M., Veresov, N. & Walker, S., Mar 2020, In : Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science. 54, 1, p. 124-141 18 p.

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Subjectivity and perezhivanie: empirical and methodological challenges and opportunities

Veresov, N., 2019, Subjectivity within Cultural-Historical Approach: Theory, Methodology and Research. González Rey, F., Mitjáns Martínez, A. & Magalhães Goulart, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer, p. 61-83 23 p. (Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research; vol. 5).

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A Cultural-Historical Methodology for Researching Early Childhood Education

Fleer, M. & Veresov, N., 2018, International Handbook of Early Childhood Education. Fleer, M. & van Oers, B. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 1. p. 225-250 26 p.

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Megan Adams (Host), & Nikolay Veresov (Host)

1 Nov 2017

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