Jani Turunen

Jani Turunen

Senior Lecturer

I am senior lecturer of Social Work and teach within the social work program and the police program. My research deals mailnly with issues related to divorce and child custody.

Social Sciences


My research interests are family demography and family sociology in general and family structure and children's wellbeing in particular. My dissertational research was on stepfamily dynamics in Sweden focusing on stepfamily formation and children's well-being in different family forms. I am currently PI for the Forte funded project "Shared Physical Custody in Sweden: Development, determinants, stability and outcomes of a new form of family organization".

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