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Aleksei Semenenko

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

Anders Steinvall

I am a lecturer in applied linguistics with an emphasis on multilingualism. I primarily teach courses in Swedish as a second language for undergraduate students.

Anna-Lill Drugge
Annett Vikström
Anngelica Kristoferqvist

I work at Arcum and run the day-to-day operations. My academic backgrounds are Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Psychology.

Annika Lundell
Annika Norlund Shaswar

I am a senior lecturer and associate professor in Language Teaching and Learning. My research centers on L2 development, multilingualism and literacy. I teach courses in Swedish as a second language.

Berit Aronsson
Berit Åström

Associate Professor of English Literature, teaching literature, langaguage proficiency and academic writing. My research is in gender and cultural studies, focusing on critical kinship studies. 

Bettina Jobin

As a senior lecturer at the department I teach German linguistics and culture both on campus and online. 

Carla Jonsson

Professor in Educational Work.

Research interests: multilingualism in education and work life, minority languages, Swedish as a second language, translanguaging, linguistic ethnography.


Cathrine Norberg

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for education on the first and second cycle level.

Christian Bardeau
Christina Karlberg
Daniel Andersson

Professor of Scandinavian Languages with a focus on North Scandinavian Studies. 

Daniel Haataja
Elena Glotova
Elena Lindholm

Docent in Hispanic literature and senior lecturer in Spanish at the Department of Language Studies

Elena Rassokhina
Eleonora Podda
Elin Jälmbrant

I am a university lecturer at the department of language studies and teach language didactics and Swedish.

Elisabeth Nilsson

I am a doctoral student with an interest in the assessment practices in the Swedish preschool class.

Emil Molander

Lecturer in Swedish as a second language

Erika Sturk

My research interests include writing education and discourses of writing in policy and practice. I have a background as a teacher, as a coordinator of literacy networks, and as a teacher educator.

Erika Wolf

I am an Associate Professor of Italian Studies. My research interests revolve around the relationship between art, science, and literature.


Eva Lindgren

I work within the field of Language Teaching and Learning (didaktik) with a particular focus on literacy and writing, policy and participation. See also www.wrights.se

Florence Sisask

I teach French and Swedish as a second language and am Deputy Director of Studies in French. I'm also the department's International Coordinator. 

Giovanni Fort
Giuseppe Nencioni
Görel Sandström

Senior Lecturer in General Linguistics

Assistant Director of Studies, General and Applied Linguistics and Swedish as a Second Language

Hanna Outakoski

Mun lean davvisámegiela oahpaheaddji ja máŋggagielatvuođa ja čállinoahpahusa dutki. I am senior lecturer of North Sámi. I do research on multilingualism and literacy instruction in a minority context.

Hanna Söderlund

Researcher in applied lingustics with focus on power relations and gender in conversations about humour and sports.

Heidi Hansson

I am Professor of English Literature at Umeå University, Sweden and among other things, my research has concerned postmodern romance, Irish women's literature and Irish book history. 

Heli Tissari

I teach English linguistics. My research interests include cognitive and corpus linguistics, emotions, English historical linguistics, and semantics.   

Ida Asplund
Ingela Valfridsson

I teach German and Language Didactics. I am also the coordinator for teacher education and for minority languages and also assistant director of studies for Finnish, Meänkieli, Sami and German.

Irene Sedlacek
Janica Jokela
Jenny Bergström

PhD student in Educational work. 

Jenny Sperens

I am a PhD student in English. My field of research is British literature, with an interest in representations of gender and specifically representations of masculinity and boyhood.

Johan Nordlander
John Vincent Baker

I teach English at the Umeå School of Education and I am the course coordinator for Practical Placement courses (VFU II / III)

Jonas Carlquist

Professor in Scandinavian languages

José Gamboa
Juanita Vélez Olivera

Researcher interested in translation theory, Latin American and Anglosaxon 20th century poetry, and poetry translation.

Language learning enthusiast.

Kajsa Törmä
Karyn Sandström

Writing for academic and research purposes in a second language, the teaching and learning of English in schools, uses of picture books for language learning

Katarina Gregersdotter

Reader in English literature, deputy director of English.

Katrin Pusch
Krister Stoor

Associate professor at the Department of Language Studies/Sámi dutkan. Intellectual Indigenous traditions are my research interests. 

Kristina Persson
Kätlin Koik

I am a doctoral student in English literature. In my project, I explore representations of eating disorders in contemporary literature.

Lars-Erik Edlund

Researches dialects and place names within the northern Scandinavian areas, including spotlighting different language landscapes. Focus lies on the Scandinavian languages.

Lenita Jensen
Lieuwe Jan Hettema

PhD Student in linguistics with focus on language policy and planning regarding the Sámi languages.

Linda Sandström

I am an assistant professor in linguistics with a focus on language development.

Line Lindgren
Linn Bonna
Luke Laframboise

I am a Phd Student in Sami studies, focusing on indigenous politics and Arctic relations. Originally from Canada.

Magnus Nordström
Mai Trang Vu
Malin Isaksson

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

Mareike Jendis

I am an Associate Professor in German literature and teach courses at all levels.

Maria Levlin

Associate professor teaching at the Special Needs Teacher Education Programme. Main research interests are language, reading and writing difficulties.

Professor of Modern English literature. Research interests: speculative fiction, travel writing, fan fiction, the Arctic.

Maria Rosenberg

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

Doctoral researcher in Language Learning and Teaching. Research interests: vocabulary, young learners, corpus linguistics and Cognitive Linguistics.

Maria Svensson
Marie Figaro

Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Professor of English Linguistics

Marta Andersson

I am a corpus and discourse researcher with a special interest in pragmatics, semantics, and the social aspects of computer-mediated communication.

Martina Terrazzano

I am a PhD candidate in linguistics and gender studies. My project focuses on queer and mainstream magazines. I am also interested in new media, masculinities, wellness culture and fan studies. 

Mattias Gunéll
Merja Torvinen

Associate professor in Finnish language. Appointed pedagogically merited teacher.

Mikaela Halvarsson
Miranda Persson
Mirja Wallström
Natalia Ringblom
Nina Vandermeulen
Paulette van der Voet

I am a doctoral student in Language Teaching and Learning at the Department of Language Studies. 

Per Boström

Director of Studies. Writing researcher. Metaphor researcher. Love researcher. Lecturer.

Peter Ström

I am lecturer in Swedish with a didactical orientation doing teaching and research in Swedish/Scandinavian languages, often in relation to the teaching profession.

Pär Sehlström

PhD Candidate in Educational Work - L1 (Swedish) / L2 (English) Writing of Upper Secondary Students w. Reading Difficulties. Engaged in teaching English (Cultural Studies) + Teacher Education (VFU)

Qiujun Zhang
Robert Eckeryd
Sandra Lundström

I work as a Communications Officer at the Department of Language Studies,  and at Humlab. My tasks include web-related work, graphic design, writing news, social media, and events.

Sejla Kilim
Sofia Rova
Solveig Bollig

I am a PhD-student in linguistics with a focus on Nordic languages. 

Susanne Haugen

Lecturer in Scandinavian languages.

Suvi Karjalainen

I mainly teach and train voice and speech for all teacher education students. In addition, I teach language didactics both within teacher education and special needs teacher education.

Van Leavenworth

I am an Associate 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.

Vera Holmberg
Yeo-Ae Yoon
Yvonne Knospe

I am a senior lecturer in language, reading and writing development with a focus on special needs teachers’ profession.

Åsa Otterbjörk

Speech and language therapist and lecturer helping teacher students with their voices and speech. Also teaching in speech production, Swedish pronunciation and children’s language development.

Latest update: 2022-11-15