I am the professor of educational psychology at the Faculty of Education, University of Lapland, and deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Lapland, Finland (http://www.ulapland.fi/KaarinaMaatta). My research interests include love, human strengths, early childhood education and student guidance, the supervision of doctoral theses, and teacher training and teacherhood. My latest publications are Obsessed with the Doctoral theses. The Supervision and Support in the Phases of Dissertation Process (edited by K. Maatta, Sense Publishers, 2012), Many Faces of Love (authored by. K. Maatta and S. Uusiautti, Sense Publishers, 2013), and Sami Education (authored by P. Keskitalo, K. Maatta and S. Uusiautti, Peter Lang, 2013).