Staff

Director of studies: Lisa Kings

Steering committee:

Chair of steering committee: Johan Eriksson

Director of studies: Lisa Kings

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:

Nicholas Aylott

Nicholas Aylott

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Anders Backlund

Anders Backlund

Doctoral Student

I research the relationship between mainstream and populist radical right parties, with a particular focus on coalition formation and policy adaptation.

Social Sciences

ME613

Ranjula Bali

Ranjula Bali

Professor

Professor of Economics

Social Sciences

ME312

Mats Bergman

Mats Bergman

Professor

Competition policy, public procurement, competitive provision of elderly care & other welfare services, pharmaceutical pricing, regulation & deregulation, retailing and the city

Social Sciences

ME313

Sofia Beskow

Sofia Beskow

Doctoral Student

Doctoral Student in Sociology. Research areas: Social movements, radical nationalism and repression.

Social Sciences

MA795B

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

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

Karin Borevi

Karin Borevi

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Erik Borg

Erik Borg

Professor

Professor of Business Administration. A researcher and lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences

Social Sciences

ME447

Marcus Box

Marcus Box

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

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, alcohol and alcohol related problems.

Social Sciences

ME116

Nina Carlsson

Nina Carlsson

Doctoral Student

My research focuses on ideas and practices of immigrant integration in multinational states.

Social Sciences

ME613

Peter Dobers

Peter Dobers

PhD

Professor

I am professor in Business Studies with main interest in sustainable development and co-creation. I am honoured to have been working as the Dean of the Faculty Board sind 2016.

Social Sciences

MA915

Magdalena Elmersjö

Magdalena Elmersjö

Senior Lecturer

PhD in social work, senior lecturer in social work

Social Sciences

ME108

Johan Eriksson

Johan Eriksson

Professor

International relations, specifically the politics of technology and expertise, space policy, and cybersecurity. I lead the project "Russia in Space".

Social Sciences

ME621

Hugo Faber

Hugo Faber

Doctoral Student

PhD student. My research concerns politics and discursive practices relating to the phasing out of nuclear and fossil energy.

Social Sciences

MA715

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

Anders Ivarsson Westerberg

Anders Ivarsson Westerberg

Associate Professor

Head of Department

Professor

Bengt Jacobsson

Bengt Jacobsson

Professor

Karl Magnus Johansson

Karl Magnus Johansson

Professor

I am Professor of Political Science. One of my areas of research is government communication. Web: https://www.polexmedia.com/external link

Social Sciences

ME616

Eva Karlberg

Eva Karlberg

Senior Lecturer

Elzbieta Korolczuk

Elzbieta Korolczuk

PhD

Researcher

Elżbieta Korolczuk, Associate professor in sociology, her research involves: social movements, civil society, politics of reproduction and anti-gender campaigns.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

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

ME429B

Tommy Larsson Segerlind

Tommy Larsson Segerlind

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I'm senior lecturer in business administration and director of the bachelor program Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Market. My research is in the area of leadership of innovation.

Social Sciences

ME429E

Inger Linblad

Inger Linblad

Senior Lecturer

Lina Lorentz

Lina Lorentz

Research Officer

Mikael Lönnborg

Mikael Lönnborg

Professor

Ghani Majidi

Ghani Majidi

Senior Lecturer

I teach macro and microeconomics. In addition, I teach welfare state politics. My main interest is political economy and public finances.

Social Sciences

ME142

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

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

ME333D

Anna Nyquist

Anna Nyquist

Lecturer

Lecturer and PhD student in business administration with a focus on green marketing

Social Sciences

ME517

Johanna Palmberg

Johanna Palmberg

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

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

Olena Podolian

Olena Podolian

Research Assistant

Post-Soviet regime change, stateness, Estonia, Ukraine, European organisations.

Social Sciences

Roman Privalov

Roman Privalov

Doctoral Student

Researching space politics within the project "Russia In Space"

Social Sciences

ME611

Therese Reitan

Therese Reitan

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Public administration, welfare policy, implementation, public values

Social Sciences

ME439B

Paulina Rytkönen

Paulina Rytkönen

Senior Lecturer

I am a lecturer in business studies and associate professor in economic history

Social Sciences

ME429D

Johan Sandén

Johan Sandén

Doctoral Student

I am doctoral student in Public Management and Organisation. My dissertation anlyzes in what ways digitalization affect teachers work, using a street-level bureaucracy perspective.

Social Sciences

ME414

Steffi Siegert

Steffi Siegert

Associate Senior Lecturer

Maria Smolander

Maria Smolander

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Peter Strandbrink

Peter Strandbrink

Professor

Stefan Svallfors

Stefan Svallfors

Professor

Social Sciences

ME239

Adrienne Sörbom

Adrienne Sörbom

Professor

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.

Social Sciences

ME229C

Jani Turunen

Jani Turunen

Senior Lecturer

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.

Social Sciences

ME109

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