Staff

Chair of the steering committee: Claudia Lindén External link.

Doctoral student representatives: Kirill Polkov and Maria Ribeiro 

Director of studies for Studies in Practical Knowledge: Jonna Lappalainen

Director of studies for Aesthetics: Erik Wallrup External link.

Director of studies for Philosophy: Ulrika Björk

Director of Studies for Gender Studies: Ann Werner External link.

Director of Studies for Art History: Annika Öhrner

Director of studies for Media and Communication Studies: Göran Bolin External link.

Director of studies for Comparative Literature: Christina Svens

Secretary: Ewa Rogström

Researcher, doctoral students and other staff:

Anna Bark Persson

Anna Bark Persson

Doctoral Student

As part of the research hub ReNEW (Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World), I study Norden, vikings and masculinity in Anglophone fantasy literature.

Culture and Education

PC223

Stina Bengtsson

Stina Bengtsson

Professor

My research explores how people coexist with, and create meaning from, media in everyday life from phenomenological, material, spatial and ethical perspectives.

Culture and Education

PC246

Anna-Mia Bergkvist

Anna-Mia Bergkvist

Doctoral Student

Amelie Björck

Amelie Björck

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

senior lecturer of comparative literature and drama

Culture and Education

PA202

Göran Bolin

Göran Bolin

Professor

Professor

Culture and Education

PC206

Jonna Bornemark

Jonna Bornemark

Professor

Culture and Education

PD224

Charlotte Bydler

Charlotte Bydler

Professor

Marcia Cavalcante

Marcia Cavalcante

Professor

My fields of research are phenomenology, hermeneutics, German Idealism, philosophy of existence and exile, contemporary french philosophy, and relation between philosophy and art.

Culture and Education

PD222

Cecilia Cavalcante Schuback

Cecilia Cavalcante Schuback

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Aesthetics Research interests include modern aesthetics, expression and music.

Culture and Education

PD229

Carl Cederberg

Carl Cederberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Philosopher at the Centre for practical knowledge. Interested in the meeting places of ethics, metaphysics and political theory.

Culture and Education

PD206

Roberto Del Valle Alcalá

Roberto Del Valle Alcalá

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor (Docent) in English. My research focuses on representations of class conflict and capitalist crisis in modern and contemporary literature.

Culture and Education

PA213

Marta Edling

Marta Edling

Professor

Since 2018 I am researching artistic collaborations in the Nordic region 1945-89 focusing on national and regional artistic networks

Culture and Education

PC234

Anna Enström

Anna Enström

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

Staffan Ericson

Staffan Ericson

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC204

Christine Farhan

Christine Farhan

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

Nadia Feshari

Nadia Feshari

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC237

Aris Fioretos

Aris Fioretos

Professor

Culture and Education

PD225

Johan Fornäs

Johan Fornäs

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

Professor Emeritus in Media and Communication Studies, focusing media, mediatisation, critical theory, cultural studies, interpretation and European identities.

Culture and Education

Ingrid Forsler

Ingrid Forsler

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I work as a lecturer and researcher in media and communication studies as well as within teacher education.

Culture and Education

PC241

Michael Forsman

Michael Forsman

Associate Professor

Head of Department

Senior Lecturer

I am a researcher and teacher in media and communication studies, I am also head of the department. My main research interests concerns education, media and digitalization.

Culture and Education

PC201

Heike Graf

Heike Graf

Professor

Culture and Education

PC207

Martin Gunnarson

Martin Gunnarson

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am an ethnologist and senior lecturer at the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge. My main research field is within medical humanities.

Culture and Education

PD208

Jessica Gustafsson

Jessica Gustafsson

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Carina Guyard

Carina Guyard

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am working as a lecturer in Media and Communication Studies. Currently, my research interest is directed to how the field of neuroeducation deals with effects of digital media.

Culture and Education

PC239

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

MA712

Urban Hermansson

Urban Hermansson

Doctoral Student

Roman Horbyk

Roman Horbyk

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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

PC245

Moa Höglund

Moa Höglund

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC230

Anna Maria Jönsson

Anna Maria Jönsson

Professor

Dan Karlholm

Dan Karlholm

Professor

Subject Coordinator

Research interests include art historiography, temporality, assemblage theory, museum studies and aspects of the climate crisis and the anthropocene

Culture and Education

PC231

Rebecka Katz Thor

Rebecka Katz Thor

PhD

Researcher

Researcher and writer. Her research focuses on the aesthetics of commemoration, image production’s and contemporary art’s relation to historical, ethical and political claims.

Culture and Education

PD217

Anne Kaun

Anne Kaun

Professor

Programme Coordinator

I am professor in media and communication studies. My research interests include media activism, media practices, algorithms, automation and artificial intelligence

Culture and Education

PC209

Emma Kihl

Emma Kihl

Doctoral Student

Emma Kihl is doctoral candidate in comparative literature. The thesis is reading Agneta Enckell’s poetry in company with Isabelle Stengers's philosophy.

Culture and Education

PA242

Teresa Kulawik

Teresa Kulawik

Professor

Programme Coordinator

Comparative gender studies; public knowledge regimes and policy making, body/bio-politics, citizenship, borderlands of post/decolonial and postsocialist scholarship.

Culture and Education

PC228

Jonna Lappalainen

Jonna Lappalainen

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Reseacher and teacher at Center for Studies in Practical Knowledge. Participates in a philosophical and empirical research project on collective practical knowledge.

Culture and Education

PD224

Karin Larsson

Karin Larsson

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC205

Camilla Larsson

Camilla Larsson

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC234

Nicholas Lawrence

Nicholas Lawrence

Doctoral Student

Claudia Lindén

Claudia Lindén

Professor

Programme Coordinator

Professor Comparative Literature Chair of the Steering Committee Critical Cultural Theory Research Area

Culture and Education

PA208

Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC244

Karl Lydén

Karl Lydén

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PD207

Isabel Löfgren

Isabel Löfgren

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies. I am researcher in media activism, media philosophy, cultural and media production, and aesthetic learning processes.

Culture and Education

PC245

Ann-Sofie Lönngren

Ann-Sofie Lönngren

Professor

Subject Coordinator

I work as a senior lecturer in literature since 2018. In my research I focus queer perspectives and the human-animal relationship in northern-European literature after 1880.

Culture and Education

PA204B

Katarina Macleod

Katarina Macleod

Professor

I work with material from 19th century to the present and research femininity, domesticity, bodies, gender, identity, cultural heritage & value production, and arctic nature.

Culture and Education

PC229

Ulla Manns

Ulla Manns

Professor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor of Gender Studies and deputy vice chancellor for research and PhD-training.

Högskoleledningen

MA917

Katarina Mattsson

Katarina Mattsson

Associate Professor

Head of Department

Senior Lecturer

I am an associate professor in Gender Studies and the head of Gender Studies. My research explores the intersections of gender, whiteness and transnational belongings.

Culture and Education

PC226

Francesca Morini

Francesca Morini

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC247

Pella Myrstener

Pella Myrstener

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate within the project Exhibiting Art in a European Periphery? International Art in Sweden during the Cold War.

Culture and Education

PC219

Maria Mårsell

Maria Mårsell

Doctoral Student

My PhD project in comparative literature explores ideas of peace in theoretical and fictional works by Frida Stéenhoff, Elin Wägner and Hagar Olsson.

Culture and Education

PA204C

Joel Odebrant

Joel Odebrant

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Art History

Culture and Education

PC219

Mattias Pirholt

Mattias Pirholt

Professor

Head of Department

Teaching and research on German, Swedish, Finland-Swedish, and American literature from the 18th century onward; publications on Goethe, Novalis, Almqvist, and Bachmann.

Culture and Education

PA203

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

MA712

Kirill Polkov

Kirill Polkov

Doctoral Student

My project in gender studies examines what role homosexuality plays in representations of Russia in the Swedish context

Culture and Education

PC223

Maria Pröckl

Maria Pröckl

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I teach at the teachers programs especially the preschool teachers programs.

Culture and Education

PD204

Emek Rahte

Emek Rahte

Visiting Research Fellow

I am a visiting researcher in Media and Communication Studies Department and CBEES. My research interests are media ethnography, feminist theory and critical cultural studies.

Culture and Education

Adrian Ratkic

Adrian Ratkic

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Teaching at the Centre for Practical Knowledge.

Culture and Education

PD231

Maria Ribeiro

Maria Ribeiro

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate

Culture and Education

PC230

Ewa Rogström

Ewa Rogström

Officer

Administration of doctoral-level education.

Culture and Education

PD236

Hans Ruin

Hans Ruin

Professor

Programme Coordinator

Anna Rådström

Anna Rådström

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC217

Eva Schwarz

Eva Schwarz

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Eva Schwarz is philosopher and associate professor at the Centre for Studies in practical knowledge. Her research is about collectivity and professional judgement.

Culture and Education

PD203

Philipp Seuferling

Philipp Seuferling

PhD

Doctoral Student in Media and Communication Studies. I research media practices in refugee camps in Germany since 1945. Research interests: media, migration and their histories.

Culture and Education

Cecilia Sjöholm

Cecilia Sjöholm

Professor

Professor of Aesthetics

Culture and Education

PD221

Nicholas Smith

Nicholas Smith

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Teach and research post- and decolonial philosophies, Afro-Caribbean and indigenous thinking, with a basis in contemporary continental philo, feminism and phenomenology.

Culture and Education

PD220

Fredrik Stiernstedt

Fredrik Stiernstedt

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies. My main reserach interests concerns media production, media work and media and social class.

Culture and Education

PC202

Per Ståhlberg

Per Ståhlberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC242

Jenny Sundén

Jenny Sundén

Professor

I'm a professor of gender studies. My work is in the intersection of digital media and technology studies, gender and sexuality studies, feminist queer theory and affect theory.

Culture and Education

PC221

Emil Sunnerfjell

Emil Sunnerfjell

Education Administrator

Christina Svens

Christina Svens

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Director of studies (third cycle) and associate professor and senior lecturer in Comparative Literature with drama orientation. Teaching at teacher training programs.

Culture and Education

PA204A

Lotta Tillberg

Lotta Tillberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Head of department, School of Police Studies

Culture and Education

LO641

Ann Werner

Ann Werner

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am associate professor in Gender Studies and the director of the Ph D program in Gender Studies. My research investigates intersections of gender, music and media.

Culture and Education

PC224

Josefine Wikström

Josefine Wikström

Researcher

My research interests are contemporary art, dance and performance; philosophy of art and critical theory. Right now I work within the project Culture, Autonomy, Action (RJ).

Culture and Education

PD219

Oscar von Seth

Oscar von Seth

PhD

Senior Lecturer

My research interests include queer theory and literary representations of masculinity, animality, and race. I teach in Comparative Literature and the Police Training Program.

Culture and Education

PA242

Patrik Åker

Patrik Åker

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies. My research interests include visual communication, journalism, and historical perspectives on the media.

Culture and Education

PC203