Staff

Director of studies: Johanna Palmberg

Chair of steering committee: Johan Eriksson

Researchers, doctoral students and other employees:

Ali Hajighasemi

Ali Hajighasemi

Associate Professor

Deputy Head of School

Senior Lecturer

Associate professor Deputy head of School

Social Sciences

ME122f

Anders Ivarsson Westerberg

Anders Ivarsson Westerberg

Associate Professor

Professor

Ann-Sofie Köping

Ann-Sofie Köping

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I teach in leadership, sustainability, cultural management and cultural policy. I am program coordinator for the Master's programme Leadership for Sustainable Development.

Social Sciences

ME429

Erik Brockwell

Erik Brockwell

Researcher

Economics - Environmental economics (water quality and natural resources) - Health economics (public health and taxation) - Political economics (legislation and lobbying)

Social Sciences

Eva Karlberg

Eva Karlberg

Doctoral Student

Fredrika Björklund

Fredrika Björklund

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am associate Professor in Political Science and teach within this field and at the Teachers Education. My research concerns the relationship between surveillance and trust.

Social Sciences

ME618

Gunnar Nygren

Gunnar Nygren

Professor

I am mainly doing research on local journalism, on the use of sources and fact checking. I am also teaching, mostly as superviser for thesis work.

Social Sciences

ME333

Helena Löfgren

Helena Löfgren

Lecturer

Joanna Mellquist

Joanna Mellquist

Doctoral Student

My research and interest focus on the role of non-elected experts so called “policy professionals” in civil society.

Social Sciences

ME223

Lina Lorentz

Lina Lorentz

Research Officer

Malin Gawell

Malin Gawell

Associate Professor

My research interest includes social entrepreneurship, social enterprises, social innovation and civil society. This is also what I teach.

Social Sciences

ME418

Michael Levin

Michael Levin

Lecturer

Teaching business administration and HR. Link to businesses and organisations within the entrepreneurship program. Researching organisations of the social economy, coops.

Social Sciences

ME415

Nicholas Aylott

Nicholas Aylott

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I am an associate professor of political science. I am also subject co-ordinator.

Social Sciences

ME617

Nikolay Zakharov

Nikolay Zakharov

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Main focus of research and teaching is sociological theory, global racisms and antiracism, religion and nationalism in Eastern Europe.

Social Sciences

ME211

Noomi Weinryb

Noomi Weinryb

PhD

Senior Lecturer

My work is centered on issues of organizing and accountability - comparing civil society in a broad sense, and philanthropy specifically, to public administration.

Social Sciences

ME451

Per Carlson

Per Carlson

Professor

Per Carlson is an associate professor of sociology and a professor of social work. His research focuses on inequality in health and adolescent alcohol habits.

Social Sciences

ME116

Roman Privalov

Roman Privalov

Doctoral Student

Researching space politics within the project "Russia In Space"

Social Sciences

MA795

Saeid Abbasian

Saeid Abbasian

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

I do coordinate master's programme in Tourism, teach in Development & international cooperation and Environment and development. My research has focus on Urban Tourism.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD273

Sara Persson

Sara Persson

Doctoral Student

I use autoethnographic methods and discourse theory to explore the relationship between extractive companies and local communities in Patos-Marinza Oilfield in Albania.

Social Sciences

ME414

Simon Birnbaum

Simon Birnbaum

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Main research interests: political philosophy, political ideas and the future of the welfare state, with special emphasis on social citizenship, justice, and sustainability.

Social Sciences

ME615