Staff

Director of studies: Florence Fröhlig

Administrative staff: Vit Kysilka

Doctoral students and other employees:

Mohanad Abdelgadir

Mohanad Abdelgadir

Doctoral Student

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD458

Mattias Alvarsson

Mattias Alvarsson

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student, Sociology

Social Sciences

ME229B

Luisa Bandeira Coelho

Luisa Bandeira Coelho

Doctoral Student

My research is about Deaf experiences in the Health and well-being field and civil society.

Social Sciences

ME004

Mark Bassin

Mark Bassin

Professor

Senior researcher

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA717

Hamdija Begovic

Hamdija Begovic

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student; political sociology

Social Sciences

ME229B

Christofer Berglund

Christofer Berglund

I conduct research on nationalism, state-building processes, and international affairs.

Social Sciences

Sofia Beskow

Sofia Beskow

Doctoral Student

Doctoral Student in Sociology. Research focus: Consequences of policiary measures against radical nationalist social movements

Social Sciences

ME229B

Thea Bisander

Thea Bisander

Doctoral Student

I am a PhD student in Environmental Scienes. In my research I study greenhouse gas exchange between the ocean and the atmosphere, specifically in coastal regions.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD471

Fredrik Bjarkö

Fredrik Bjarkö

Doctoral Student

I am a PhD student in History of Ideas since the autumn semester of 2021. In my PhD thesis, I am examining 19th century works on the history of philosophy.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F827

Johanna Björksten

Johanna Björksten

Doctoral student and lecturer at the Department of Social Work. My research concerns intimate partner violence.

Social Sciences

ME004

Mikael Cleryd

Mikael Cleryd

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

MA795B

Victoria Colesnic

Victoria Colesnic

Doctoral Student

My thesis explores journalists' work-related emotions, how journalists navigate their feelings alongside professional norms and the effect of emotional labor on their well-being.

Social Sciences

ME353

Aryna Creangă

Aryna Creangă

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies, affiliated with BEEGS. I am writing a thesis on disinformation dynamics in Romania, with a focus on digital media.

Culture and Education

MA715

Mats Dahllöv

Mats Dahllöv

PhD

Doctoral Student

My thesis "Det absoluta och det gemensamma. Benjamin Höijers konstfilosofi" is the first interpretation of the philosophy of art of the Swedish idealist Höijer (1767–1812).

Culture and Education

Anna Enström

Anna Enström

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PD228

Vera Ericson von Bahr

Vera Ericson von Bahr

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1004

Claudia Gioia

Claudia Gioia

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

MA715

Alessandra Giolo

Alessandra Giolo

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate in Environmental Science. Addressing global environmental challenges by an interdisciplinary approach. M.Sc. in Environmental Science M.Sc. in Economic History

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD473

Yulia Gradskova

Yulia Gradskova

Associate Professor

Researcher

I am the PI in the project "Maternity in the time of "traditional values" and femonationalism" supported by the ÖSS. I am also research coordinator at CBEES.

Culture and Education

MA722

Saga Hansén

Saga Hansén

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies / BEEGS. Writing a dissertation on cultural valuation practices, education media and digitization in Sweden and Estonia.

Culture and Education

PC205

Nathalie Hinders

Nathalie Hinders

Doctoral Student

My research concern stone age ceramic craft at pile dwellings around the Baltic Sea, in particular Alvastra pile dwelling in Sweden.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F824

Roman Horbyk

Roman Horbyk

PhD

Researcher

I am a media researcher whose work is mainly on fake news, media and war, history of media and culture, primarily in Eastern Europe

Culture and Education

PC247

Moa Höglund

Moa Höglund

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC230

Ellen Jacobsson

Ellen Jacobsson

Doctoral Student

I am a doctoral student in the theory of practical knowledge. My research investigates the conditions and assumptions for practices of integration and their knowledge.

Culture and Education

PD211

On leave

Liza Jakobsson

Liza Jakobsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F827

Eva Karlberg

Eva Karlberg

Senior Lecturer

Research: organization, social movements, civil society. Participate in the Horizon-project "Co-Creating Inclusive Intersectional Democratic Spaces Across Europe": ccindle.org

Social Sciences

ME218

Vit Kysilka

Vit Kysilka

Officer

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA724

Agnes Käll

Agnes Käll

Doctoral Student

I am a PhD student in business studies. My research concerns the regulatory development of anti-money laundering supervision in Sweden, Denmark, and Estonia from the 2000s onwards.

Social Sciences

ME551

Karin Larsson

Karin Larsson

Doctoral Student

I am a doctoral student in Media and Communications Studies. I write my dissertation on time, space and technology in the architectural renewal of Moscow 2010-2020.

Culture and Education

PC205

Nicholas Lawrence

Nicholas Lawrence

Doctoral Student

Michael Levin

Michael Levin

Lecturer

Lecturer in business administration My courses: method course (A) and organisational theory (B) Research interests: organisational studies, cooperatives.

Social Sciences

ME511

Xiaoying Li

Xiaoying Li

Doctoral Student

Social Sciences

ME354

Gustav Lundberg

Gustav Lundberg

Doctoral Student

Jay Lunze

Jay Lunze

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher in the History of Ideas. My focus is on how time was contextualized in the Baltic Region 1500 to 1800.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795A

Mikael Lönnborg

Mikael Lönnborg

Professor

Payam Masarrat

Payam Masarrat

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

MA716

Douglas Mattsson

Douglas Mattsson

Doctoral Student

My main research interests deal with subcultures and religion in contemporary Muslim majority societies. I am currently resaerching the black metal music scene in Turkey.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1032

Tony Mickelsson Blomqvist

Tony Mickelsson Blomqvist

Senior Lecturer

My research interests include sport, migration, and psychosocial development. My research is multidisciplinary and moves between individual- and organizational levels of these matt

Social Sciences

ME127

Maria Mårsell

Maria Mårsell

Doctoral Student

In my PhD project I study the relation between peace as a literary theme and the modern/colonial narrative in works by Frida Stéenhoff, Elin Wägner, and Hagar Olsson.

Culture and Education

PA204A

Oldouz Nejadibabadaei

Oldouz Nejadibabadaei

Doctoral Student

I study social-spatial inequalities in segregated urban areas and the role of urban planning in advancing environmental and social justice in marginalized communities.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD473

Nha Nguyen

Nha Nguyen

Doctoral Student

My PhD focuses on experiences of border-crossing, sexual violence and agency among Vietnamese undocumented immigrant women.

Culture and Education

MA714

Iwo Nord

Iwo Nord

I am a PhD-student as well as teacher in Gender Studies. My doctoral project is an ethnographic study of Belgrade as a local and global place for medical transition.

Culture and Education

Oscar Nygren

Oscar Nygren

Doctoral Student

I am researching the Swedish foreign policy engagement in the Baltic region, from 1914 to 1940. Both public opinion and the Swedish government's foreign policy are studied.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F931

Pejvak Oghazi

Pejvak Oghazi

Professor

Head of department

Dr.Pejvak Oghazi is Professor and head of department of Business Studies. He is also head of Logistic Program at Sodertorn University, School of Social Sciences.

Social Sciences

ME547

Ella Petrini

Ella Petrini

Doctoral Student

My PhD-thesis investigates the links between working conditions and environmental impact of industrial forestry, and the relations between trade unions and environmentalists.

Social Sciences

ME222

Jennie Plate Blomberg

Jennie Plate Blomberg

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in the theory of practical knowledge. I'm writing a thesis on Swedish and Finnish teachers' lived experience of boredom.

Culture and Education

PD229

Kirill Polkov

Kirill Polkov

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate in gender studies. My project examines the role homosexuality plays in media and cultural representations of Russia in the Swedish context

Culture and Education

PC237

Aleksandra Reczuch

Aleksandra Reczuch

Doctoral Student

PhD-candidate in Ethnology at the Baltic and Eastern European Graduate School. My research interests include populism, political anthropology, state policies, gender, and identity.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1026

Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F823

Rebecca Schlottau

Rebecca Schlottau

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student

Culture and Education

MA795B

Néa Sedell

Néa Sedell

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Aesthetics. My dissertation project explores literary embodiments and theoretical conceptualizations of melancholy in the late writings of E.M. Cioran.

Culture and Education

MA716

Patrick Spets

Patrick Spets

Doctoral Student

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD439

Victor Trofimov

Victor Trofimov

Doctoral Student

My dissertation is an investigation of digital sex labor in webcamming in Russia in the context of the country's neoliberal labor market and the neo-traditionalist sexual politics.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795A

Olena Vinogradova

Olena Vinogradova

Doctoral Student

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD473

Benjamin Wagner

Benjamin Wagner

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

MA714

Yuliya Yurchuk

Yuliya Yurchuk

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am historian specialising on nationalism, memory, religion, history of knowledge and history of science and ideas, with the main fokus on Ukraine, Eastern and Central Europe.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F828

Kseniia Zakharova

Kseniia Zakharova

Doctoral Student

I am a Doctoral student in environmental science. My interest is to study the relationships between people's aesthetic perception of landscapes and biodiversity.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD266