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Department of Geography and Economic History

Employees

Aina Tollefsen, senior lecturer (associate professor)
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)
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.

Fredrik Olsson-Spjut, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Hans Jörgensen, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Helen Strömberg, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Håkan Appelblad, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Jonatan Svanlund, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Josefin Sabo, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Linda Lundmark, senior lecturer (associate professor) (absence)
Louise Eriksson, researcher

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

Madeleine Eriksson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Magnus Bohman, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Magnus Strömgren, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Marco Eimermann, research fellow (assistant professor)
Mattias Näsman, postgraduate student

Mattias is a doctoral candidate in economic history since October 2016. The broad focus of his thesis is on the relationship between business and sustainability in historical perspective. 

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

Thomas Pettersson, senior lecturer (associate professor)
Örjan Pettersson, senior lecturer (associate professor)