I'm a professor in Sociology and deputy head of the department. My research generally concerns attitudes and more specifically prejudice and nationalism.
Mikael Hjerm's research generally concerns attitudes and more specifically prejudice and nationalism. He have focused on why such attitudes vary across countries. His current focus is more on explaining what causes prejudice to change within and between individuals. His research also includes other fields like studies on trust, immigration and gender. His research is funded by VR, FORTE, RJ and Wallenberg including the research program The Evolution of prejudice that involves more than ten researchers and PhD students. Hjerm is the National Coordinator for the European Social Survey (ESS) and the P.I for Comparative Research Centre Sweden which in a national Swedish infrastructure incorporating some of the largest and most influential cross country surveys like ESS, SHARE, ISSP, EVS, SNES and LORE.