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Department of Culture and Media Studies


Ann Cristin Winroth, associate professor

Lecturer in ethnology. Equal Opportunities Representative. Research on storytelling at museums, the relationship between humans - pets. Teaches ethnology and museology.

Anna Sofia Lundgren, professor

Professor in ethnology. Research areas include rural studies, ageing identities and e-health. 

Anne Heith, associate professor

Anne Heith, associate professor in Comparative Literature. Research projects: "Making Place in Literature: Meänmaa in Contemporary Tornedalian Texts" and "Other Places in the Teaching of Literature: Sápmi, Meänmaa, and Migrant Cartographies".

Anton Forsberg, human resources coordinator
Britta Lundgren, professor emerita

I am a Professor of Ethnology since 1999. My main research interests are gender studies, medical humanities and One Health. During the years 2016-2018, I am a member of the board of Swedish Research Council.

Elin Manker, assistant professor

I am Assistant Professor in Art History & Visual Studies. My research concerns design history, design theory and aspects of modernity, from circa 1850 onwards.

Elin Nordin, doctoral student
Eric Carlsson, associate professor

Eric Carlsson is an associate professor and senior lecturer in Media and Communication Studies.

Erik Edoff, associate professor
Erik Lindenius, associate professor

Associate professor in Media and Communication. Teacher of excellent degree, and reciever of the Umeå Student Union Pedagogical Award. Producer of the swedish podcast The Media Observers. 

Jesper Enbom, associate professor (absent)
Johanna Arnesson, postdoctoral position, postdoctoral fellow
Jonas Vågström, communications officer
Kajsa Morén, other position, teaching assistant
Katarzyna Wolanik Boström, associate professor

I am Associate professor (docent) and senior lecturer. My research interests concern narrativity, life stories and international mobility among highly skilled.

Kim Silow Kallenberg, postdoctoral fellow

PhD in ethnology. Research interests connected to power and identity, with a special focus particularly on gender and class

Kristina Hellman, financial administrator
Lena Danielsson, administrative coordinator
Linn Eckeskog, associate professor
Linnéa Guldbacke Lund, other position, teaching assistant
Maria Jönsson, associate professor

Associate Professor in literature and senior lecturer at the Department for Culture and Media

Maria Löfgren, associate professor
Maryam Adjam, postdoctoral fellow
Merja Ellefson, associate professor
Märit Simonsson, associate professor

I am a senior lecturer in Museology and Art History.

Negar Zojaji, postdoctoral fellow
Olivia Langwagen, other position, teaching assistant
Peter Henning, associate professor
Peter Lexelius, education administrator (absent)
Sam Holmqvist, postdoctoral fellow

PhD in Comparative Literature (Uppsala University 2017); currently post doctor of Comparative Literature and Gender Studies.

Sara Flagge, associate professor
Sarah Nordgren, teaching assistant
Sofia Pulls, associate professor
Susanne Holst, associate professor
Torkel Molin, associate professor
Zakayo Kjellström, doctoral student

Zakayo Kjellström. I am a doctoral student at the department for Culture and Media Studies. My dissertation is on the illegal download of academic litterature.