Staff

Steering committee

Chair of the steering committee: Jenny Sundén

Secretary: Ewa Rogström

Members

Doctoral student representatives: Jennie Plate Blomberg and Linnéa Karlsson

Director of studies for Studies in Practical Knowledge: Carl Cederberg

Director of studies for Aesthetics: Aris Fioretos

Director of studies for Philosophy: Ulrika Björk

Director of Studies for Gender Studies: Linn Sandberg

Director of Studies for Art History: Marta Edling

Director of studies for Media and Communication Studies: Göran Bolin

Director of studies for Comparative Literature: Claudia Lindén 

Researcher, doctoral students and other staff:

Ester Appelgren

Ester Appelgren

Associate Professor

Head of School

Senior Lecturer

Associate professor in Journalism and PhD in Media Technology.

Social Sciences

ME436

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

I teach in Dramatext och teater, creative writing and animal studies. My latest monograph is Zooësis. Kulturella gestaltningar av lantbruksdjurens tid och liv.

Culture and Education

PA202

Ulrika Björk

Ulrika Björk

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

My teaching and research orients itself within the German and French phenomenological, existential, and feminist traditions of thought.

Culture and Education

PD210

Ludvig Björklund

Ludvig Björklund

Researches the practical knowledge of police officers in counterterrorism intervention units, and their ability to act in unknown, unforeseen and rapidly changing problems, against

Culture and Education

PD224

Göran Bolin

Göran Bolin

Professor

Professor

Culture and Education

PC206

Jonna Bornemark

Jonna Bornemark

Professor

Culture and Education

PD224

Charlotte Bydler

Charlotte Bydler

Professor

Stina Bäckström

Stina Bäckström

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Philosophy of action and language, philosophy of humor, emotions and rationality, virtue ethics, Wittgenstein, Anscombe, McDowell, Cavell

Culture and Education

PD225

Cecilia Cavalcante Schuback

Cecilia Cavalcante Schuback

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Aesthetics Research interests include modern aesthetics, Immanuel Kant's aesthetic philosophy, modern artistic expression such as visual arts and music.

Culture and Education

PD229

Carl Cederberg

Carl Cederberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PD206

Mikael Cleryd

Mikael Cleryd

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

MA795B

Mats Dahllöv

Mats Dahllöv

PhD

My thesis "Det absoluta och det gemensamma" ("The Absolute and the Common" is the first interpretation of the philosophy of art of the Swedish Idealist Benjamin Höijer (1767–1812).

Culture and Education

Gunilla Edemo

Gunilla Edemo

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

PD230

Marta Edling

Marta Edling

Professor

Professor i konstvetenskap, ledamot av fakultetsnämnden 2022-2025

Culture and Education

PC234

Anna Enström

Anna Enström

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PD228

Staffan Ericson

Staffan Ericson

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC204

Nadia Feshari

Nadia Feshari

Doctoral Student

My PhD project focuses on how ideas about unborn human life have influenced and structured Swedish abortion politics between 1935-2021.

Culture and Education

PC237

Aris Fioretos

Aris Fioretos

Professor

Research into questions concerning post-Romantic literature, aesthetics, film, and visual arts.

Culture and Education

PD225

Stefano Fogelberg Rota

Stefano Fogelberg Rota

Associate Professor

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

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

I work as a lecturer and researcher in media and communication studies as well as within teacher education. My research interests concern media technologies in education.

Culture and Education

PC241

Michael Forsman

Michael Forsman

Professor

I am Professor of Media and Communication Studies. My main research interests are schools, media and digitalisation.

Culture and Education

PC201

Claudia Gioia

Claudia Gioia

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

MA715

Heike Graf

Heike Graf

Professor

Culture and Education

PC207

Martin Gunnarson

Martin Gunnarson

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am an ethnologist, senior lecturer and director of 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

PC205

Urban Hermansson

Urban Hermansson

Doctoral Student

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

Liv Izgi

Liv Izgi

Doctoral Student

I am a doctoral researcher in the fields of Gender Studies, Digital Cultures, and Media Theory.

Culture and Education

PC236

Robert Jacobsson

Robert Jacobsson

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher. My PhD project is called: "(Anal) sex as practise and taboo in digital environments: Desire, stigma and sexual health - focusing on queer men's anal sexuality

Culture and Education

PA253C

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

Anna Maria Jönsson

Anna Maria Jönsson

Professor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Dan Karlholm

Dan Karlholm

Professor

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

Culture and Education

PC231

Linnéa Karlsson

Linnéa Karlsson

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PA204C

Jenny Karlsson

Jenny Karlsson

Education Administrator

Academic secretary

Culture and Education

PB218

On leave

Rebecka Katz Thor

Rebecka Katz Thor

PhD

Researcher

Researcher and writer. Her research focuses on commemorative practices, representations and expression of history.

Culture and Education

Anne Kaun

Anne Kaun

Professor

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

Senior Lecturer

Emma Kihl is a senior lecturer in comparative literature. She defended her PhD-thesis on Agneta Enckell's poetry and Isabelle Stengers' Cosmopolitics in December 2023.

Culture and Education

PA204D

Lea Kuhar

Lea Kuhar

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

My research interests are related to epistemology, contemporary political philosophy, and Marxism. Currently, I'm working on a project titled "Marxism as an event in philosophy"

Culture and Education

PD219

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

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

Therese Lilliesköld

Therese Lilliesköld

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Theory of practical knowledge, belonging to the research school Transplace

Culture and Education

PD230

Claudia Lindén

Claudia Lindén

Professor

Programme Coordinator

Professor Comparative Literature

Culture and Education

PA208

Lars Lundgren

Lars Lundgren

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am associate professor in media and communication studies. My research interests include media theory, communication history, media infrastructures, and history of media studies.

Culture and Education

PC244

Isabel Löfgren

Isabel Löfgren

PhD

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

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

Culture and Education

PC245

Ann-Sofie Lönngren

Ann-Sofie Lönngren

Professor

Head of Department

Full professor in literature with an interest in Northern European literture after 1880, queer theory and literary animal studies.

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

Ulla Manns

Ulla Manns

Professor

Historian of Ideas and Professor of Gender Studies, specialized on early feminism, memory studies/memory politics and methodology.

Culture and Education

PC220

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 intersections of gender, nation, and whiteness in tourism.

Culture and Education

PC226

Mateusz Miesiac

Mateusz Miesiac

Doctoral Student

I am a doctoral student in gender studies. My project examines bi+ men's digital life writing.

Culture and Education

PC236

Dannie Milve

Dannie Milve

My PhD is a part of the project "Digital sexual health - Designing for safety, pleasure and wellbeing in LGBTQ+ communities".

Culture and Education

PA253C

Francesca Morini

Francesca Morini

Doctoral Student

Amela Muratspahić

Amela Muratspahić

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies. My dissertation project concerns datafication, automation and artificial intelligence in the Swedish public services.

Culture and Education

PC238

Pella Myrstener

Pella Myrstener

Doctoral Student

PhD student in Art History

Culture and Education

PC219

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

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

Håkan Nilsson

Håkan Nilsson

Professor

I teach art history from basic level to research supervision. I have particularly focused on public art, designed living environment, as well as on modernism.

Culture and Education

PC235

Joel Odebrant

Joel Odebrant

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC219

David Payne

David Payne

PhD

Publications Officer

International research editor for Södertörns Publications Committee. I am also a researcher in continental political philosophy, and I lecture political theory and rhetoric.

Library

UB751

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

Maria Pröckl

Maria Pröckl

PhD

Senior Lecturer

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

Culture and Education

PD202

Emek Rahte

Emek Rahte

Visiting Research Fellow

I am a visiting researcher in Media and Communication Studies Department. 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

PD209

Maria Ribeiro

Maria Ribeiro

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate

Culture and Education

PC230

On leave

Ewa Rogström

Ewa Rogström

Officer

Administration of doctoral-level education in the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory.

Culture and Education

PD236

Hans Ruin

Hans Ruin

Professor

Programme Coordinator

Specialising in phenomenological and hermeneutic philosophy, and in Ancient philosophy. Co-editor of Nietzsche's collected works in Swedish.

Culture and Education

PD216

Anna Rådström

Anna Rådström

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC217

Linn Sandberg

Linn Sandberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

The focus of my research is primarily gender, sexuality, ageing and later life and dementia illnesses. I'm the Director of studies of the doctoral programme in Gender Studies

Culture and Education

PC222

Rebecca Schlottau

Rebecca Schlottau

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student

Culture and Education

MA795B

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

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

Cecilia Sjöholm

Cecilia Sjöholm

Professor

My research is focused on the history of aesthetics and I am particularly interested in the relation between aesthetics and the political.

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

Professor

Head of Department

I am Head of Department and Professor in Media and Communication Studies. My main reserach interests concerns media production, media work and media and media trust.

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

Oscar Svanelid

Oscar Svanelid

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Culture and Education

PD219

Lotta Tillberg

Lotta Tillberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Head of department, School of Police Studies

Police Education

LO661

Benjamin Wagner

Benjamin Wagner

Doctoral Student

Doctoral researcher

Culture and Education

MA714

Erik Wallrup

Erik Wallrup

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Associated professor in Aesthetics

Culture and Education

PD228

Anna Wennergren

Anna Wennergren

Doctoral Student

Ann Werner

Ann Werner

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am associate professor in Gender Studies, my research investigates intersections of gender, music, theatre and media.

Culture and Education

PC224

Kim West

Kim West

PhD

Researcher

The development of critical aesthetic thought, the cultural history of popular avantgardes, and the institutional and technological transformations of art’s forms of mediation.

Culture and Education

PD215

Josefine Wikström

Josefine Wikström

Senior Lecturer

Philosophy of art, German idealism, critical theory, labour, Adorno, Marx, contemporary Marxism, contemporary art from 1960s onwards, specifically performance/dance

Culture and Education

PD219

Oscar von Seth

Oscar von Seth

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I teach in Gender Studies. My research is situated at the intersection of queer theory and literature (and other media).

Culture and Education

PC224

Patrik Åker

Patrik Åker

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

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

Annika Öhrner

Annika Öhrner

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Culture and Education

PC232