INTERNATIONAL NOBEL RESEARCH AWARD – Special Pedagogy and Didactics
Felice Corona is the Rector’s Delegate and Full Professor of Special Pedagogy and Didactics (M-PED/03) at the Departments of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry and of Human, Philosophical and Education Sciences of the University of Salerno. He has a PhD in Pedagogy of educational processes and construction of knowledge with particular reference to disability. He studied at the “Sophia Antipolis” State University of Nice where he graduated with the “Maitrise”. Former President of the Didactic Council in Educational Sciences for Inclusion and Wellbeing (SFIB), between 2007 and 2008 he was Visiting Professor at the West Hungarian University Savaria Campus of Szombathely (Hungary) and part of the team directed by Professor Mike Hughes of Cardiff University (England). In 2011 he was Visiting Professor at the Fundação Universitária de Itaperuna (Funita) in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. He is a member of the board of directors of the Italian Society of Special Pedagogy (SIPES), of the Editorial Boards of «Autism Insight», of the «Journal of Experimental Neuroscience», of «Rehabilitation Process and Outcome» and of «Annals of Neurosciences – Official Journal of Indian Academy of Neurosciences». His recent scientiﬁc production deals with the theme of special educational needs with a trans-disciplinary approach, which integrates the contributions of medical sciences, neurosciences and techno-sciences into the heritage of educational and didactic research. In 2022 he received the prestigious Distinguished Scientist Award in the International Eminent Awards on Engineering, Science and Medicine (INSO).