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Department of Psychology


Andreas Stenling

Associate Professor in psychology. I study the link between physical activity and health across the life course, motivational processes, and leadership.

Anita Pettersson-Strömbäck


My name is Anita and I'm a lecturer at the Department of Psychology. I research and teach about working life and health from a psychological perspective.

Anna Sundström
Anna Sundström
Anna Söderholm

I am a doctoral student and my project deals with examining various aspects of health and disability in people with chemical intolerance.

Anna-Maria Johansson

My research is focused children's typical and atypical development in areas of sensori-motor function and cognition and their interrelations. I teach within developmental psychology.

Anna-Sara Claeson
Anngelica Kristoferqvist

My background is within Psychology, Cognitive and Computer Science. I started working here in 2002 as an assistant, and today I manage Arctic research.

Annika Nordlund

My research interest falls within the areas of environmental and social psychology, and is focused on motive and barriers behind environmental behavior. 

Camilla Hakelind

I am a licensed psychologist and I also have a social worker degree. My main research interest lies within the health psychology area.

Carin Vretsjö
Chatrine Westerlund
Elisabeth Åström
Erica Åström

I work as a student administrator and international coordinator for psychology. You will find my office in room 101, corridor A in Behaviour Science Building

Erik Domellöf

Psychologist, Associate Professor of psychology, Senior lecturer in developmental psychology. Research and development resource at the Habilitation Centre, Region Västerbotten.

Erik Lundkvist
Fredrik Sjödin

Senior lecturer and researcher focusing on organizations, work environment and health.

Gregory Neely

I am a professor in psychology and conduct research and teaching in cognitive and human factors psychology. I am currently the Pro Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. 

Hanna Irehill

I am a licensed Psychologist and a doctoral student within the field of work and organizational psychology. In addition to research, I teach at the Department of Psychology.

Ingrid Schéle
Jenny Feltenmark

Student Advisor for Psychologist program and Psychoterapeutic program

Jenny Nilsson

I´m working as a studieguide for the bachelor and mastersprogram in Cognitive Science and also courses in Psychology.

Jeong Jin Yu

My research centers on key aspects of socioemotional functioning among children and adolescents.

Joanna Andersson
Johanna Lidgren
John Andersson
Linus Andersson

I'm an associate professor in psychology, studying medically unexplained environmental intolerances (e.g. chemical intolerance and hyperacusis) and human judgment processes.

Linus Holm
Lotta Strömsten

Research in the field of suicidology with a focus on risk and protective factors for repeated self-harm behavior. Teaches research methodology, statistics and emotional psychology.

Louise Davis

Louise’s research interests lie in social and developmental psychology with focus on the role of parents, coaches and peers.

Magdalena Domellöf

I am a researcher with a focus on medical psychology. I am mainly researching memory and attention problems in persons with Parkinson's disease.

Maria Nordin

My research interests are within the field of developmental, cognitive and clinical psychology. I lecture in courses on developmental, clinical and cognitive psychology.

Marius Sommer
Markus Nyström

I am a licensed psychologist and lecturer in psychology. My main areas of interest are: clinical psychology, sports psychology (both from a health and performance-approach) and emotions.

Mats Reinhold

I am a doctoral student at the Dep. of Psychology, and I am affiliated with the Gender Research School at the Umeå Center for Gender Studies. My research is about destructive leadership and gender.

Mattias Lundberg

My area of interest is Work and Organizational Psychology, and mostly recruitment and selection. I also find scientific communication with the society important.

Michael Gruber

I am the director of studies and deputy head of department with educational responsibility at the School of Architecture. I also teach and research at the Department of Psychology.

Michael Rönnlund
Moa Eirell
Moa Runnman Bäckström
Mona Wiklund-Hed
Niclas Kaiser

My research interest is on the process of intersubjectivity, implicit shared intentionality, systemic processes and its evolutionary and biological underpinning including its meaning.

Nils Berginström

I am a psychologist and associate professor in clinical psychology. My main clinical, teaching and research interests include neuropsychological assessment, rehabilitation medicine and neuroscience.

Olivia Stålner
Patrik Hansson
Paul Davis

 I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Umeå University in Sweden. I am a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.

Robert Lundmark

I am a licensed Psychologist, specialized in work- and organizational psychology. As Senior Lecturer in Psychology I do research and teaching on leadership and organizational change.

Stefan Holmström
Steven Nordin

I work as a professor in psychology and conduct research and teach in health psychology, medical psychology, psychosomatics and research methodology.

Tova Stenlund

I am associate professor (docent) of psychology and Deputy head (head of research) at the Police education unit. 

Ulrich Olofsson
Ulrika Sahlén