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Board of directors

CEDAR is a unit at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Our overall operation is led by a board, whose members come from all the faculties at Umeå University, the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish National Archives and Umeå University's student unions.

For the term 2015-2019, the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University has appointed the following persons to serve as CEDAR's Board of Directors:

  • Professor Emerita Gunnel Gustafsson (chair)
  • Professor Magnus Wikström, Umeå School of Business and Economics (The Faculty of Social Sciences)
  • Researcher Glenn Sandström, the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (The Faculty of Arts)
  • Professor & Chief Physician Anneli Ivarsson, the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine (The Faculty of Medicine)
  • Professor Johan Fritzell, Aging Research Center (ARC), Stockholm University/Karolinska Institutet (nominated by the Swedish Research Council)
  • County Archivist Kenneth Hänström, Archives Härnösand (nominated by the Swedish National Archives)
  • Student Representative Erik Vikström, Umeå Student Union (jointly nominated by all of the student unions at the University)