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Aleksei Semenenko, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Associate professor in Russian Literature; PhD in Russian Literature from Stockholm University (2007).

Anders Steinvall, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Barbro Nilsson Sharp, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Berit Aronsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Berit Åström, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am an Associate Professor of English Literature. My research is in the fields of gender studies and cultural studies. In recent years I have mainly worked with motherhood studies, investigating the representation of mothers in, for example, animated film, television melodrama, crime fiction, science fiction and early modern advice books. My next project is a study of contemporary, American advice books aimed at single mothers raising boys.

Bettina Jobin, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Carina Hermansson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Daniel Andersson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Daniel Kjellander, postgraduate student

I am a postgraduate student of English Linguistics with a specialization in Semantics and Word formation. I also teach Language history and Sociolinguistics on undergraduate level.

Elena Lindholm, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Elena Lindholm is associate professor in Hispanic literature and holds a position as senior lecturer in Spanish at the Department of Language Studies, Umeå University.

Elisabeth Nilsson, university lecturer (absence), postgraduate student
Erika Gillblad, university lecturer (absence), postgraduate student
Fabian Linde, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Fariba Majlesi, postgraduate student (absence)
Giovanni Fort, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Giuseppe Nencioni, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Görel Sandström, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Hanna Outakoski, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Hanna Söderlund, researcher, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Researcher in applied lingustics interested in power relations in conversation, mainly in humour, sports and in relation to gender.

Heidi Hansson, professor

I am Deputy Vice-Chancellor of education and have responsibility for equal opportunities. My role also includes third-stream activities and internationalisation of education.

Ingmarie Mellenius, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Jenny Hartman, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Johan Nordlander, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Jonas Carlquist, professor

Professor in Scandinavian languages

Jose Gamboa, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Josefin Devine, postgraduate student (absence)
Karyn Sandström, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Krister Stoor, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Intellectual Indigenous traditions or we may call it Intangible cultural heritage is my interests to make research about. Narratives in the Sámi yoik expressions are particularly fun to do.

Kristina Persson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Leila Kantola, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Lena Granstedt, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Mai Trang Vu, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Current project: "Gender bias in English textbooks in Vietnam" (supported by a grant from the National Geographic Society).

Malin Isaksson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Senior Lecturer of French. My research interests span contemporary French literature, fan fiction, and reception studies.

Mareike Jendis, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Maria Levlin, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Maria Lindgren Leavenworth, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am Associate Professor/Reader in English literature at the Department of Language Studies. From 2016 I am also Director of Studies at the PhD level.

Maria Rosenberg, senior lecturer (associate professor)

My research areas cover morphology, lexical semantics, language acquisition, as well as contrastive and corpus linguistics, and have a particular focus on word-formation.

Maria Stridsman, postgraduate student

PhD student

Language learning and teaching

Maria Svensson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Marlene Johansson Falck, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am an Associate Professor/Reader in English Linguistics in the Department of Language Studies.

From fall 2017, I am also Deputy Head of Department. 

Peter Ström, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Susanne Haugen, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Suvi Karjalainen, university lecturer (absence)
Tuija Määttä, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Ulrika Ivarsson, university lecturer, university lecturer, adjunct
Van Leavenworth, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am Assistant Professor in English literature at the Department of Language Studies. I teach courses in literature, cultural studies, academic writing and language proficiency at all levels.

Virginia Langum, senior lecturer (associate professor) (absence), senior lecturer (associate professor)
Yvonne Knospe, postdoctor

Yvonne Knospe has a PhD in language teaching and learning. Currently she is a Post-Doc in special education. Her research focuses on learning and teaching writing.