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Maria Rönnlund

Associate professor in Educational Work working within the field of sociology of education in areas such as democracy, citizenship, gender and identity. I am also working in spatial perspectives on education.

Works at

Affiliation
Senior lecturer (associate professor) at Department of Applied Educational Science Units: Floor 4
Location
Naturvetarhuset, huskropp NB, Johan Bures väg 14 Umeå universitet, 90187 Umeå

Ongoing research projects  

Teaching and Learning in the Active Learning Classroom Project leader: Maria Rönnlund Finansier: Umeå School of Education. Project time: 2017-2020 Participants: Åse Tieva (UMU), Peter Bergström (UMU)

Integration of newly arrived immigrants in sparsely populated areas through Komvux, SFI and HE through local municipal centers (Lärcentra) Project leader: Per-Åke Rosvall Finansier: Familjen Kamprads stiftelse. Project time: 2018-2020. Participants: Sara Carlbaum (UMU), Maria Rönnlund (UMU).

Critical education in vocational subjects? Civic knowledge in vocational programmes, policy documents and classroom practice? Project leader: Per-Åke Rosvall Finansier: Swedish Research council Project time: 2016-2020 Participants: Mattias Nylund (GU), Kristina Ledman (UMU), Maria Rönnlund (UMU)

Rural youth. Education, place and participation Project leader: Elisabet Öhrn (GU) Finansier: Swedish Research council Project time: 2014-2018. Participants: Monica Johansson (GU), Dennis Beach (GU), Maria Rönnlund (UMU), Per-Åke Rosvall (UMU). This project takes its starting point in the current dominance of urban studies in contemporary educational research and addresses the need for more knowledge about young people in rural contexts. This need is emphasized by research indicating that rural youth are, contrary to what is often assumed, experiencing rather severe problems with social exclusion. For instance, research shows that it is mainly young people from outside metropolitan regions who express a lack of involvement in Swedish society and a lack of confidence in the government and in parliament. The project will therefore aim to develop an understanding of youth and their agency in different contexts by focusing especially on rural schools. It asks what it is that distinguishes and unites young people´s social inclusion and participation in rural and urban schools and how schools in different places address their opportunities to work with social inclusion. The empirical study will include a total of six rural secondary schools and two urban ones. One class will be selected for ethnographic fieldwork from each school. Observations of teaching content and interactions, and interviews with young people will be the main data sources.

The sport club as an environement for democratic fostering Project leader: Jonny Hjelm (UMU) Finansier: Centrum för idrottsforskning Project time: 2013-2017 Participants: Sofia Isberg (UMU), Maria Rönnlund (UMU)

 

Finished projects

The Swedish Schoolyard's cultural history 1611-2011: The school's outdoor environment as pedagogical and social space
Project leader: Anna Larsson (UMU) Finansier: Swedish Research council Project time: 2012-2016 Participants: Björn Norlin (UMU), Maria Rönnlund (UMU)

 

Doctoral thesis

Democracy and participation. Pupils' influence in lower secondary schools from a gender perspective (Rönnlund, 2011)

 

Networks

Nordic Centre of Excellence: Justice through education in the Nordic countries (JustEd), coordinated by Professor Gunilla Holm, University of Helsinki, Finland. http://www.nordforsk.org/en/programs/prosjekter/nordic-centre-of-excellence-justice-through-education-in-the-nordic-countries?set_language=en

Design, Research and Practice in Educational Spaces, coordinated by Professor Ulrike Stadler Altmann, Libera Università di Bolzano/Freie Universität Bozen, in Brixen/Bressanone, Italy

Space for Learning, coordinated by Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, UmU.

Young people's education, career development and welfare, coordinated by Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, UmU.

2019
European Educational Research Journal (online), Sage Publications 2019, Vol. 18, (1) : 19-33
Beach, Dennis; Johansson, Monica; Öhrn, Elisabet; et al.
2019
Children's Geographies
Berggren, Linda; Olsson, Cecilia; Talvia, S.; et al.
2019
Fjärde nationella konferensen i pedagogiskt arbete i Umeå 19-20 augusti 2019: Abstractbok
Bergström, Peter; Rönnlund, Maria; Tieva, Åse
2019
NERA 2019, 6-8 March, 2019, Uppsala, Sweden: Education in a globalized world
Junghyon, Yoon; Rönnlund, Maria
2019
NERA 2019: The Nordic Educational Research Association, 6-8 March, Uppsala Sweden
Ledman, Kristina; Nylund, Mattias; Rönnlund, Maria; et al.
2019
British Journal of Sociology of Education
Nylund, Mattias; Ledman, Kristina; Rosvall, Per-Åke; et al.
2019
Young people's life and schooling in rural areas, London: Tufnell Press 2019 : 22-44
Rosvall, Per-Åke; Rönnlund, Maria
2019
Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research, Sage Publications 2019 : 1-15
Rönnlund, Maria
2019
Young people’s life and schooling in rural areas, London: Tufnell Press 2019 : 65-82
Rönnlund, Maria
2019
NERA 2019, 6-8 March, Uppsala, Sweden: Education in a globalized world
Rönnlund, Maria; Bergström, Peter; Tieva, Åse
2019
ECER 2019 - European Conference on Educational Research, Hamburg, Germany 3-6 September, 2019: Education in an Era of Risk: the Role of Educational Research for the Future
Rönnlund, Maria; Bergström, Peter; Tieva, Åse
2019
Educational research (Windsor. Print), Routledge 2019, Vol. 61, (3) : 302-318
Rönnlund, Maria; Ledman, Kristina; Nylund, Mattias; et al.
2019
NERA 2019, 6-8 March, Uppsala, Sweden: Education in a globalized world
Rönnlund, Maria; Rosvall, Per-Åke
2019
Young people’s life and schooling in rural areas, London: Tufnell Press 2019 : 104-120
Rönnlund, Maria; Rosvall, Per-Åke
2018
ECER 2018, Bolzano, 3–7 September, 2018, Free University Bolzano: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?
Ledman, Kristina; Nylund, Mattias; Rosvall, Per-Åke; et al.
2018
Journal of Rural Studies, Elsevier 2018, Vol. 60 : 43-51
Rosvall, Per-Åke; Rönnlund, Maria; Johansson, Monica
2018
Swedish Journal of Sport Research, Svensk Förening för Beteende- och Samhällsvetenskaplig Idrottsforskning 2018, Vol. 7, (1)
Rönnlund, Maria
2018
Journal of Youth Studies, Routledge 2018, Vol. 21, (3) : 360-375
Rönnlund, Maria; Rosvall, Per-Åke; Johansson, Monica
2017
Umeå studies in history and education, 16
Larsson, Anna; Norlin, Björn; Rönnlund, Maria
2017
Small communities and the future of local schools, Oslo, 2 -3 February 2017. Key-note.
Rönnlund, Maria
2017
Troubling educational cultures in the Nordic countries, London: Tufnell Press 2017 : 34-51
Rönnlund, Maria
2016
ECER 2016, Dublin, 22-26 august, 2016: Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers
Beach, Dennis; Öhrn, Elisabet; Johansson, Monica; et al.
2016
Föreningen, laget och jaget: 7 perspektiv på idrottens demokratiska effekter, Stockholm: Centrum för idrottsforskning 2016 : 91-106
Hjelm, Jonny; Isberg, Sofia; Rönnlund, Maria
2016
NERA2016, NERA 44th congress: Social justice, equality and solidarity in education, 9-11 March 2016, Helsinki, Finland
Johansson, Monica; Rosvall, Per-Åke; Rönnlund, Maria
2016
Nera 2016: 9-11 March, Helsinki, Finland, Nera 44th congress : Social justice, equality and solidarity in education, The Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA) 2016 : 318-
Rönnlund, Maria
2016
Paper presented at ECER, Dublin, 22-26 August, 2016
Rönnlund, Maria
2016
ECER, Dublin, 22-26 August2016
Rönnlund, Maria; Larsson, Anna
2016
Stockholm: Liber 2016
Rönnlund, Maria; Tollefsen, Aina
2015
Västerbottens-kuriren, Umeå: 2015, (30 april)
Hjelm, Jonny; Rönnlund, Maria
2015
Nordic Studies in Education, Universitetsforlaget 2015, Vol. 35, (3-4) : 200-216
Rönnlund, Maria
2015
Childhood, Sage Publications 2015, Vol. 22, (1) : 85-100
Rönnlund, Maria
2015
Idrott, historia & samhälle : 89-114
Rönnlund, Maria; Hjelm, Jonny; Isberg, Sofia
2014
Fair and competitive?: critical perspectives on contemporary Nordic schooling, Tufnell Press 2014 : 23-40
Rönnlund, Maria
2014
Journal of Social Science Education, Vol. 13, (2) : 104-113
Rönnlund, Maria
2013
Utbildning och Demokrati, Örebro: Örebro universitet 2013, Vol. 22, (1) : 65-83
Rönnlund, Maria
2011
Doktorsavhandlingar i pedagogiskt arbete, 42
Rönnlund, Maria
2010
European Educational Research Journal (online), European Educational Research Association (EERA)/Symposium Journals 2010, Vol. 9, (2) : 208-219
Rönnlund, Maria
2007
Rum för forskning - rymd för lärande: forskning och pedagogisk praktik, Umeå: Fakulteten för lärarutbildning, Umeå universitet 2007 : 111-123
Rönnlund, Maria