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Karina Nilsson

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

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Associate professor at Department of Sociology
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset & Norra beteendevetarhuset Mediagränd 14, Beteendevetarhuset, Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

I study childhood characteristics, resources, health and educational achievements, as well as the meaning of family formation and characteristics for individual life courses.

I primarily work with Swedish register data in interdisciplinary collaborations. I am part of the Research data group at Umeå University, and also affiliated with Swedish National Data Service (SND) as a domain specialist for register data. I am also part of the steering group for Umeå SIMSAM lab.

My work has recently been published in Acta Sociologica, Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, BMC Public Health and PLoS ONE.

Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
Bortes, Cristian; Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias
Journal of Population Research, Springer 2021, Vol. 38 : 259-282
Kalucza, Sara; Vidal, Sergi; Nilsson, Karina
Child Indicators Research, Springer 2020, Vol. 13, (6) : 2069-2091
Bortes, Cristian; Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
Journal of School Health, John Wiley & Sons 2020, Vol. 90, (5) : 407-414
Bortes, Cristian; Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
Advances in Life Course Research, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 44
Kalucza, Sara; Baranowska-Rataj, Anna; Nilsson, Karina
SSM - Population Health, Vol. 11
Vaezghasemi, Masoud; Mosquera, Paola; Gustafsson, Per E.; et al.
SSM - Population Health, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 8
Bortes, Cristian; Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 2018, Vol. 13, (12) : 1-14
Bortes, Cristian; Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2018, Vol. 103, (2) : 143-148
Namatovu, Fredinah; Strandh, Mattias; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
Journal of Mental Health, Vol. 26, (4) : 318-325
Brännlund, Annica; Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 45, (5) : 511-519
Chaparro, M Pia; de Luna, Xavier; Häggström, Jenny; et al.
Acta Sociologica, Vol. 60, (2) : 120-133
Nilsson, Karina; Hammarström, Anne; Strandh, Mattias
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2016, Vol. 45, (4) : 1075-1075g
Lindgren, Urban; Nilsson, Karina; de Luna, Xavier; et al.
22nd European Congress on Obesity (ECO2015), Prague, Czech Republic, May 6-9, 2015: abstracts, S. Karger 2015 : 119-119
Chaparro, M Pia; Ivarsson, Anneli; Koupil, Ilona; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Vol. 43, (5) : 534-539
Chaparro, M. Pia; Ivarsson, Anneli; Koupil, Ilona; et al.
Acta Paediatrica, Vol. 104 : 3-4
Holowko, N.; Chaparro, M. P.; Nilsson, Karina; et al.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Vol. 69, (12) : 1154-1161
Holowko, Natalie; Chaparro, M Pia; Nilsson, Karina; et al.
Health Sociology Review, Taylor & Francis 2015, Vol. 24, (3) : 283-296
Kalucza, Sara; Hammarström, Anne; Nilsson, Karina
BMC Public Health, Vol. 15
Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina; Nordlund, Madelene; et al.
European Journal of Public Health, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014, Vol. 24, (3) : 440-445
Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina; Winefield, Anthony; et al.
Sociology of Health and Illness, Vol. 35, (5) : 649-665
Strandh, Mattias; Hammarström, Anne; Nilsson, Karina; et al.
Tiden, Stockholm: 2013, (2/3) : 46-49
Strandh, Mattias; Nilsson, Karina
6th International Conference on Population Geographies, Umeå, June 14-17, 2011
Borrie, Mats; Olsson Skog, Frida; Nilsson, Karina; et al.
SVEPET - Medlemstidning för Svensk Epidemiologisk Förening (SVEP), Göteborg: Svensk epidemiologisk förening 2011, Vol. 29, (3) : 8-9
Holmström, Anna; Oudin, Anna; de Luna, Xavier; et al.
SVEPET. Medlemsbladet för Svensk Epidemiologisk Förening (Svep), Malmö: Svensk Epidemiologisk Förening (Svep) 2010, Vol. 28, (3) : 4-6
Ivarsson, Anneli; de Luna, Xavier; Nilsson, Karina; et al.
The History of the Family, Elsevier 2010, Vol. 15, (2) : 206-214
Nilsson, Karina
International Journal of Social Welfare, Wiley and copyright by Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2010, Vol. 19, (4) : 424-432
Nilsson, Karina
The Open Demography Journal, Bentham 2010, Vol. 3 : 1-10
Nilsson, Karina
Sociologisk forskning, Sveriges sociologförbund 2009, Vol. 46, (3) : 19-36
Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias
Sociologisk forskning, Uppsala: Sveriges sociologförbund 2009, Vol. 46, (3) : 19-36
Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias
The practice of birth control and historical fertility change
Nilsson, Karina
Jämställdhetens pris, Boréa bokförlag, Umeå 2008 : 83-109
Nilsson, Karina
Journal of Societal and Social Policy, Vol. 7, (3) : 107-117
Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias
Dagens Nyheter 2008
Nordenmark, Mikael; Grönlund, Anne; Halleröd, Björn; et al.
Australian Journal of Adult Learning, Canberra: Adult Learning Australia 2004, Vol. 44, (2) : ?-
Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias
Journal of Marriage and Family, Minneapolis: National council on family relations 1999, Vol. 61, (4) : 1068-1079
Nilsson, Karina; Strandh, Mattias

Research projects

1 January 2019 until 31 December 2021
1 March 2015 until 28 February 2017
1 July 2007 until 30 June 2012
8 June 2007 until 31 December 2008