Director of studies: Lisa Kings
Chair of steering committee: Johan Eriksson
Members: Alireza Behtoui (sociology), Mats Bergman (economics), Per Carlson (social work)Ann-Cathrine Jungar (political science), Mikael Lönnborg (business studies), Gunnar Nygren (journalism)
PhD Student Representatives: Nina Carlsson (political science), Xiaoying Li (economics), Fakhreddin Rad (business studies) - sociology (vacant).
Secretary: Lina Lorentz
Researchers, doctoral students and other employees:
I do coordinate master's programme in Tourism. I teach mainly courses in Tourism, and partly courses in Development & international cooperation and Environment and development.
Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies
I am an associate professor of political science.
Alireza Behtoui has studied the impact of social capital on the stratification process in the fields like labour market, education, transition from school to labour market with foc
Main research interests: political philosophy, political ideas and the future of the welfare state, with special emphasis on social citizenship, justice, and sustainability.
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.
Per Carlson is an associate professor of sociology and a professor of social work. His research focuses on inequality in health, alcohol and alcohol related problems.
Head of Department
Paul Fuehrer, senior lecturer in sociology
Head of Department
I conduct research in the following areas: Visual sociology; environmental sociology; quantitative methods.
My research interest includes social entrepreneurship, social enterprises, social innovation and civil society. This is also what I teach.
Deputy Head of School
Deputy head of School
I teach in leadership, sustainability, cultural management and cultural policy. I am program coordinator for the Master's programme Leadership for Sustainable Development.
Teaching business administration and HR. Link to businesses and organisations within the entrepreneurship program. Researching organisations of the social economy, coops.
My research and interest focus on the role of non-elected experts so called “policy professionals” in civil society.
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.
Lecturer and PhD student in business administration with a focus on green marketing
Professor of Sociology, Research director of REINVENT
I use autoethnographic methods and discourse theory to explore the relationship between extractive companies and local communities in Patos-Marinza Oilfield in Albania.
Post-Soviet regime change, stateness, Estonia, Ukraine, European organisations.
Researching space politics within the project "Russia In Space"
Public administration, welfare policy, implementation, public values
I am a lecturer in business studies and associate professor in economic history
Associate Senior Lecturer
My focus is set on the organization of politics, especially as it is formatted by global think tanks such as the World Economic Forum and others within the future industry.
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.
My work is centered on issues of organizing and accountability - comparing civil society in a broad sense, and philanthropy specifically, to public administration.
Main focus of research and teaching is sociological theory, global racisms and antiracism, religion and nationalism in Eastern Europe.