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Associate professor in Russian Literature; PhD in Russian Literature from Stockholm University (2007).
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.
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 is associate professor in Hispanic literature and holds a position as senior lecturer in Spanish at the Department of Language Studies, Umeå University.
Researcher in applied lingustics interested in power relations in conversation, mainly in humour, sports and in relation to gender.
I am Deputy Vice-Chancellor of education and have responsibility for equal opportunities. My role also includes third-stream activities and internationalisation of education.
Professor in Scandinavian languages
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.
Current project: "Gender bias in English textbooks in Vietnam" (supported by a grant from the National Geographic Society).
Senior Lecturer of French. My research interests span contemporary French literature, fan fiction, and reception studies.
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.
My research areas cover morphology, lexical semantics, language acquisition, as well as contrastive and corpus linguistics, and have a particular focus on word-formation.
Language learning and teaching
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.
Professor of Russian.
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.
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.