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Ales Kudrnac, postdoctoral fellow
Andrea Bohman, research fellow (absent)

My research concerns prejudice and immigration attitudes, and how such attitudes develop in different political and social contexts.

Anna Baranowska-Rataj, senior lecturer (associate professor)

My research investigates processes linking labour market inequalities, family life and wellbeing using methods for causal inference.

Anna Brydsten, postdoctoral fellow
Anna-Britt Coe, senior lecturer (associate professor)

My research focuses on how and why social movements influence society and policies as well as how and why young people practice politics by merging boundaries between the state and society.

Britt-Inger Keisu, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am associate professor in Sociology and works as head the department at Umeå Centre for Gender studies. My research interests involves gender- organization and leadership theory.

Charlott Nyman, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Christophe Foultier, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Daniel Larsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am an associate professor of sociology (docent) and a director of studies at the Department of Sociology. My research mainly concerns the labor market and working life.

Elin Kvist, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Senior lecturer at the department of sociology and researcher at Umea Centre for Gender Studies 

 
Erika Antill, study counsellor
Filip Fors Connolly, research coordinator
Ida Öun, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Ingemar Johansson Sevä, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Ingrid Schild, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Jenny-Ann Brodin Danell, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Joakim Kulin, research fellow

I am a researcher at the Department of Sociology. My current research mainly focuses on public beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors in relation to the environment and climate change.

Jonas Edlund, professor

I am Professor of Sociology. My main areas of interest are comparative political sociology and stratification. I am heading the Swedish part of the International Social Survey Program (ISSP).

Jonas Vossemer, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow

I am a sociologist studying the interplay between labor markets, family life, and health and well-being by using quantitative methods.

Karina Nilsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am a Senior Researcher and Associated Professor in Sociology. My current research interest include social inequalities over the life course.

Katarina Östberg, project coordinator

I coordinate the research infrastructures within the national consortium CORS. My job involves research communication, operational planning and follow-up.

Lena Karlsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I work as an Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Sociology

Madelene Nordlund, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Maja Adolfsson, project assistant

I work as a project assistant in a research project focusing on inequalities in the labor market. My research interest mainly concerns the labour market, training and the role of trade unions.

Malcolm Fairbrother, professor

I am a comparative political sociologist who studies environmental policy and politics, economic globalization, trust, and social science research methods—and the relationships among them.

Marta Miklikowska, research fellow

Marta's expertise: (1) Adolescents' anti-immigrant attitudes (tolerance/prejudice), empathy, cross-ethnic friendships (2) Social contexts (family, friends, school) in adolescents' development.

Maureen A. Eger, research fellow

I am an associate professor in the Department of Sociology. My research interests lie broadly in political sociology, with an emphasis on immigration, nationalism, and the welfare state.

Mikael Goossen, doctoral student

My research is about the development of sociopolitical attitudes and the support of the Swedish welfare state (1981-2018). I also do comparative research with other European countries.

Mikael Hjerm, professor

I'm a professor in Sociology and deputy head of the department. My research generally concerns attitudes and more specifically prejudice and nationalism.

Mikael Stattin, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Moa Eriksson Krutrök, doctoral student

My research concerns the use of social media in relation to terrorist attacks and how this use of social media may influence societal meaning making after such attacks.

Nora Räthzel, professor

I am interested in the ways in which individuals create cultures of resistance and subordination. My research integrates  environmental labour studies and gender studies.

Paolo Velásquez, doctoral student

My research interests lie primarily in immigration, ethnic relations, social stratification and integration.

Per Wisselgren, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am Associate Professor (Docent) of Sociology and Programme Coordinator of Library and Information Science.

Ragnar Lundström, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Sandra Renberg, financial administrator
Simon Lindgren, professor

My research is about politics, power, and resistance at the intersection of society and digital technologies.

Sofia Wård, human resources coordinator
Tage Alalehto, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Tina Goldschmidt, postdoctoral fellow (absent)

I am a Postdoc in the research program The Evolution of Prejudice. I use computer-assisted content analysis to investigate the portrayal of vulnerable social groups in online news stories.

Ulrika Sahlen, public relations officer
Ulrika Schmauch, senior lecturer (associate professor)

My research concerns social inequality in general and in relation to race, place and gender specifically.

Åsa Gustafson, senior lecturer (associate professor)