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Department of Education


Alva Lindholm
Anders D. Olofsson

Professor of Education. National coordinator for graduate schools GRADE, UPGRADE, and LIKED. Guest professor at the University of Gothenburg.  

Anette Edlund
Ann-Louise Silfver

I am a senior lecturer in Education. My main research  and teaching interests are global knowledge relations and  processes of gendered socialisation in families and work life.

Anna Aggestål

In parallel with teaching, I am a doctoral student and my own research aims to investigate how public health is understood within the Swedish sports movement.

Anna Frohm
Anna Renström
Anna Westin

I am a doctoral student in the field of special education / inclusive education. My main focus concerns sense of belonging, education and intellectual disability.

Björn Norlin

Björn Norlin is Senior Lecturer in Education and Associate professor of History and Education.

Carl Gustaf Hellquist
Cassandra Poikela

In my thesis work, I examine conditions for professional development in the Police. I also work with teaching on freestanding courses and as a supervisor at the department of police education.

Cecilia Stenling

My teaching, supervision and research is focused on organising, organisations and governance, particularly within the context of sport, but also in the general working-life. 

Daniel Andersson
Daniel Nyström

I am a historian of ideas and a senior lecturer in education. My research interests include education, contemporary history and historiography.

Daniel Sanden
Elinor Adenling
Elisa Serrano
Eva Mårell-Olsson

I study the use of IT from a pedagogical perspective with technologies such as AR (Augmented Reality), VR (Virtual Reality) and AI (Artificial Intelligence).

Eva Silfver

I am a professor of pedagogy with specialization in special education. My research interests mostly concern how power and power relations are expressed in education.

Fanny Pettersson
Felicia Nilsson
Georgios Pavlogiannis

PhD student conducting research about children's rights in sports and teaching in Tränarprogrammet and IFYS-programmer.

Gerd Pettersson
Gunilla Näsström

I work as an Associate professor in Education, with a focus in teaching and research about assessments, summative as well as formative.

Inger Eliasson

I work as Associate Professor in Education. My research area - child and youth sport. I teach in sport programs (Sport Science Program and Physical Education programs) and in education.

Jenny Dufweke

I work as study counsellor at the Department of Education.

Jenny Jarlsdotter Wikström

Assistant lecturer in comparative literature and creative writing.

Jenny Lindberg

I am a doctoral student in pedagogy with a focus on special education and preschool.

Jenny Rönnblad
Jenny Svender
Johan Edin

I am a doctoral student in the Department of Education. My research focuses on special educational settings, learning organizations and organizational learning.

Johan Hansson

Johan Hansson is senior lecturer at the Department of Education and defended his thesis in History didactics in 2010.

Johan Örestig Kling

Ph.D. in Sociology with a broad interest in Social Science and Social theory including health inequality, social movements and evolutionary theory.

Johanna Olsson

I am administrative manager at the Departments of Education, Psychology and Sociology. 

Jonas Mollwing
Josef Fahlén

I work as Professor at the Department of Education. In doing so, I teach undergraduate courses, supervise doctoral students and conduct research within sport pedagogy / sport management.

Josefin Ånger
Jörgen From

I am an associate professor, and my research interest is in the field of learning and ICT.

Kent Löfgren

My name is Kent Löfgren and I work as a lecturer at the Department of Education.

Kim Wickman

My interests are identity constructions and power relations within the field of sport and special education with particular reference to, ability, disability, gender and equality.

Kristina Ledman
Lena Lejon

I am employed at the Department of Education as an HR coordinator. Also supports the Sports Academy in HR issues.

Limin Gu

I am associate professor at the Department of Education. My main research interest is home-school collaboration and the use of ICT in different educational settings.

Lina Spjut
Magnus Ferry

I work as Associate Professor at the Department of Education. In doing so, I teach undergraduate courses, supervise doctoral students and conduct research within the fields of sport pedagogy.

Malin Rainersson
Maria Johansson
Maria Lindfors
Monica Liljeström

I belong to the Educational Institution's Research Area Learning and ICT (LIKT) and my teaching assignments are currently mainly in courses in our online-based education.

Monika Diehl
Ola Lindberg

I work as associate professor at the department. My research interests mostly concern professional learning and professional education.

Ola Lindberg

I work as professor in education. My main research area is learning and ICT.

Oscar Rantatalo

I am an associate professor in education, with a special interest in working life, organizational education and policing

Peter Bergström
Peter Åström
Robert Holmgren
Simon Skog

I'm a PhD at the Department of Education. My research area is practice-based research about synchronous online learning and didactics. 

Simon Wolming

I work as an Associate Professor at the Department of Education. Currently I have a position as the Head of the department.

Sophia Rudeberg

PhD student in pedagogy, with a research interest in principals' responsibility for systematic quality work.

Susanne Jakobsson
Thomas Bäck
Tim Bergström

Doctoral student in Education with a focus on Learning in a Digital World. The thesis project explores the socialisation practices of the gaming culture.

Tomas Holmgren

I mainly teach in courses within the Faculty of social sciences, and in addition, I have the position of Pedagogical leader.

Tor Söderström

My research interests include learning and development in sports and computer simulation training and the development of professional knowledge in police education.


Torbjörn Lindmark

I am appointed as excellent teacher and work as a director of studies at courses in teacher education and police education. My research interests are within social science didactics.

Tord Göran Olovsson

I work as a teacher and researcher.  At the moment, my research interests mostly concern didactic issues in social studies, and assessment and grading in compulsory school.

Ulrika Haake

Head of Umeå School of Sport Sciences, Leader of one of the research areas of the Department of Education: Leadership, Organization and Working Life (LOA).

Ulrika Sahlén
Ulrika Widding

I am Associate Professor. My research interests are norms and ideals associated to parenthood, family life and parenting support. Analytical tools are mainly from critical discursive psychology