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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 15 April 2021)




Ales Kudrnac

Aleš Kudrnáč is a political scientist currently investigating the prejudice in adolescence.

Andrea Bohman

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

Anna Baranowska-Rataj

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

Anna Brydsten
Anna-Britt Coe

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

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.

Camilla Carbin
Charlott Nyman
Daniel Larsson

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 Biström
Elin Kvist

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

Erika Antill
Filip Fors Connolly
Frida Skog
Gunilla Renström
Ida Öun
Ingrid Schild
Jeffrey Mitchell
Joakim Kulin

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.

Johanna Olsson

I administrate courses at Umeå School of Education that the Departement offers. This includes registration of students and credits. Contact details under Presentation below. 

Jonas Edlund

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 Lindahl
Josefina Frech
Karin Nilsson
Karina Nilsson

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

Katarina Östberg

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

Lena Karlsson

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

Madelene Nordlund
Maja Adolfsson

I am a PhD student at the Industrial Doctoral School.

Malcolm Fairbrother

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.

Maria Abrahamsson
Marta Miklikowska

Associate Professor (Docent) of psychology. Expertise: Anti-immigrant attitudes, empathy, cross-ethnic friendships, political activism. Social contexts (family, friends, school) in youth development.

Mathilda Åkerlund

I’m a doctoral student in digital sociology researching how far-right discourse are expressed and spread in everyday settings and among “ordinary” users online.

Maureen A. Eger

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.

Mia Lind
Mikael Goossen

I research sociopolitical attitudes about the Swedish welfare state (including comparative research). Other interests include gender, white-collar crime and values and personality. 

Mikael Hjerm

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

Mirella Alvarez
Moa Eirell
Moa Eriksson Krutrök

I am a postdoc researcher in digital sociology. My research focuses on discourses on trauma and victimisation in high-profile (social) media events.

Per Wisselgren

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

Pär Sundling
Ragnar Lundström
Samuel Merrill

I am an interdisciplinary researcher specializing in digital and cultural sociology. My research interests centre on social movements, collective memory, cultural heritage and digital media.

Sanna Hardell
Sara Kalucza
Sara Lundell

Postdoctor in medical sociology. Research about shame and guilt among people with COPD, as well as eHealth solutions to support self-management for people with COPD.

Simon Lindgren

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

Sofia Wård
Sujata Patel
Tage Alalehto
Tina Goldschmidt

I use computer-assisted content analysis to investigate the portrayal of vulnerable social groups in online news stories.

Tobias Richard
Ulf Stödberg
Ulrika Sahlén
Ulrika Schmauch

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

Åsa Gustafson