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Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS)


Anne Gotfredsen, doctoral student

Doctoral student at the Department for Epidemiology and Global Health. The overall aim my research is to explore how teenagers involved in various civic organizations and leisure activities 

Britt-Inger Keisu, associate professor

I am associate professor in Sociology and works as head the department at Umeå Centre for Gender studies. My research interests involves gender- organization and leadership theory.

Disa Helander, doctoral student

I am a PhD student in gender studies at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS). My PhD project focuses on body, family, migration control and feminist theory.

Elin Andersson, administrator

I work as a Communication Officer at the faculty of Social Science, Deans Office.

Emil Marklund, doctoral student

I'm a PhD candidate in History and Education and a part of the Gender School for Gender Studies (UCGS).

Frida Skog, postdoctoral position
Hannah Devinney, doctoral student

Gender and Natural Language Processing. I work on methods for reducing algorithmic harms caused by biased language data. My pronouns are they/them and she/her in English.

Hannele Junkala, doctoral student

Ph D student at NMD and UCGS, Umeå Center for Gender Studies. Project about critical perspectives on sex- and relationship education. On leave from Dalarna University.

Ida Linander, research fellow

Ida is a postdoctoral researcher and works at both Epidemiology and Global Health and at the Umeå Center for Gender Studies.

Jenny Holmberg, doctoral student
Jenny Sperens, doctoral student

I am a PhD student in English. My field of research is Brittish literature, with an interest in representations of gender and specifically representations of masculinity and boyhood.

Johanna Jers, doctoral student

My research focuses on gender diversity within companies and markets. 

Johanna Overud, associate professor
Josefin Olsson, other position, doctoral student
Linda Berg, associate professor

PhD Ethnology. Docent/Associate professor of gender studies. Coordinator Graduate School. Research on subjectivity, help/aid, civil society. Contact for the Postcolonial Seminar. 

Linda Sandberg, associate professor
Louise Grip, doctoral student
Malin Rönnblom, associate professor

My research focuses on new forms of governing in a post-political era, critical policy analysis, especially gender equality and regional growth policies, as well as and rural and urban studies.

Maria Carbin, associate professor
Marie Olsson, administrator

HR-support at Department of Political Science, Centre for Principal Development and Umeå Centre for genusstudies.

Mats Reinhold, doctoral student

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.

Mikael Goossen, doctoral student

I research sociopolitical attitudes about the Swedish welfare state (including comparative research). Other interests include gender, white-collar crime and values and personality. 

Sam Holmqvist, postdoctoral position

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

Sara Edenheim, associate professor

Associate professor in History and Senior lecturer at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies.

Sofia Rapo, doctoral student

Teaching mainly undergrads of the Food and Nutrition program, and a PhD student since fall 2017.

Ulrika Widding, associate professor

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

Veronika Lodwika, education coordinator
Victoria Lindgren, doctoral student

Doctoral student in law, main focus tax law/gender. Researches the tax payer and the Swedish fringe benefit taxation system. Teaches tax law.