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Department of Geography


Aina Tollefsen, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Carina Keskitalo, professor

E. Carina H. Keskitalo is Professor of Political Science with a focus on environmental policy (eight books and over a hundred peer-reviewed scientific articles/book chapters).

Charlotta Hedberg, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Charlotta Hedberg is Associate Professor and lecturer. Her research focusses on migration in relation to international labour, transnational networks and downshifting.

Desirée Enlund, postgraduate student

PhD candidate in Human Geography in the borderland between political, economic and feminist geography.

Dieter Müller, professor

I am Deputy Vice-Chancellor of research and postgraduate education within the social sciences and humanities at Umeå University. I am also professor of social and economic geography.

Doris Carson, research fellow (assistant professor)
Emma Lundholm, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Associate Professor and lecturer in Human Geography, doing reserach on interregional migration in Sweden. Teaching in Population Geography on bachelor and advanced level and also in methods.

Erika Sandow, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Researching the area of population mobility, such as commuting and migration, and teaches courses in spatial planning, GIS and quantitative methods.

Håkan Appelblad, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Linda Lundmark, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Louise Eriksson, researcher

Louise Eriksson is a docent in psychology and work as a researcher in environmental psychology.

Madeleine Eriksson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Most recent research project is about the housing situation for newly arrived refugees. Teaching classes in planning and qualitative methods

Magnus Strömgren, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Marco Eimermann, research fellow (assistant professor)
Rikard Eriksson, professor

Focus on spatial dimesions of employment, structural change and growth. Chair of the board for Center for Regional Science (CERUM) and the director of graduate studies in human geography.

Roger Marjavaara, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Dr. Roger Marjavaara is associate professor in tourism geography. He is coordinator of the tourism programme. Focus of the research is towards the causes and effect of human mobility.

Therese Danley, postgraduate student

PhD candidate in human geography with a focus on social and economic geography

Zoltán Elekes, senior research assistant
Örjan Pettersson, senior lecturer (associate professor)