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:

Saeid Abbasian

Saeid Abbasian

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator

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

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

Alireza Behtoui

Alireza Behtoui

Professor

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

Social Sciences

ME214

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

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

Paul Fuehrer

Paul Fuehrer

PhD

Head of Department

Senior Lecturer

Paul Fuehrer, senior lecturer in sociology Head of Department I conduct research in the following areas: Visual sociology; environmental sociology; quantitative methods.

Social Sciences

ME239

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

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

Head of Department

Professor

Eva Karlberg

Eva Karlberg

Doctoral Student

Lisa Kings

Lisa Kings

PhD

Senior Lecturer

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

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

Lina Lorentz

Lina Lorentz

Research Officer

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

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

Apostolis Papakostas

Apostolis Papakostas

Professor

Professor of Sociology, Research director of REINVENT

Social Sciences

ME229F

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

Roman Privalov

Roman Privalov

Doctoral Student

Researching space politics within the project "Russia In Space"

Social Sciences

ME611

Steffi Siegert

Steffi Siegert

Associate Senior Lecturer

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

Noomi Weinryb

Noomi Weinryb

Associate Professor

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

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