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 research the relationship between mainstream and populist radical right parties, with a particular focus on coalition formation and policy adaptation.
Professor of Economics
Competition policy, public procurement, competitive provision of elderly care & other welfare services, pharmaceutical pricing, regulation & deregulation, retailing and the city
Doctoral Student in Sociology.
Research areas: Social movements, radical nationalism and repression.
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.
Professor of Business Administration. A researcher and lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences
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.
My research focuses on ideas and practices of immigrant integration in multinational states.
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.
PhD in social work, senior lecturer in social work
International relations, specifically the politics of technology and expertise, space policy, and cybersecurity. I lead the project "Russia in Space".
PhD student. My research concerns politics and discursive practices relating to the phasing out of nuclear and fossil energy.
My research interest includes social entrepreneurship, social enterprises, social innovation and civil society. This is also what I teach.
Head of Department
I am Professor of Political Science. One of my areas of research is government communication. Web: https://www.polexmedia.com/external link
Elżbieta Korolczuk, Associate professor in sociology, her research involves: social movements, civil society, politics of reproduction and anti-gender campaigns.
Historical and Contemporary Studies
I teach in leadership, sustainability, cultural management and cultural policy. I am program coordinator for the Master's programme Leadership for Sustainable Development.
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.
I teach macro and microeconomics. In addition, I teach welfare state politics. My main interest is political economy and public finances.
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
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
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.
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.
Main focus of research and teaching is sociological theory, global racisms and antiracism, religion and nationalism in Eastern Europe.