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NordWel is a network of research units representing the participating universities. Below you will find a list of people participating in NordWel.

University of Helsinki

Anna Alanko, PhD student
Department of Sociology
anna.alanko(at)helsinki.fi
Health care and health policy, mental health. Dissertation project: “Mental health care user involvement in Finnish health policies”

Tapio Bergholm, docent
Department of  History/University of Helsinki
Researcher at the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions – SAK tapio.bergholm(at)sak.fi
History of trade unions, collective bargaining, corporatism and welfare reforms

Helena Blomberg-Kroll, professor
Swedish School of Social Science
helena.blomberg(at)helsinki.fi
The legitimacy of the Nordic Welfare State, Welfare attitudes in Europe, Welfare services, different forms of universalism, perceptions of deservingness, child poverty

Susanna Fellman, professor
Economic History, University of Gothenburg
susanna.fellman(at)econhist.gu.se
Business history and the history of management, particularly the professionalisation of management, the history of management, labour market issues and industrial relations on company level

Norbert Götz, docent
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
Department of Social Science History
norbert.goetz(at)helsinki.fi
The Nordic Countries in Europe and the world

Heidi Haggrén, coordinator/PhD student
Department of Social Science History
heidi.haggren(at)helsinki.fi
Collective interest articulation of nurses after 1945

Matti Hannikainen, post-doctoral researcher
Researcher, The Finnish Centre of Excellence in Historical Research
matti.hannikainen(at)uta.fi
Labour market history, the earnings-related pension scheme, business cycles

Mika Helander, post-doctoral researcher
Centre for Research on Ethnicity and Nationalism – CEREN, Swedish School of Social Science
mika.helander(at)helsinki.fi
Labour market, globalization, labour market organizations

Johannes Kananen, post-dotoral researcher
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
johannes.kananen(at)helsinki.fi
Changes in the Nordic welfare state

Pauli Kettunen, professor
Department of Social Science History
pauli.kettunen(at)helsinki.fi
Welfare state and industrial relation, nationalism and globalization, International Labour Organization (ILO), conceptual history of politics. Ongoing research project: The Limits of Nordic Welfare Universalism – Labour market interests, locality and gender in post-World-War-II social regulation (Academy of Finland 2009-2012).

Christian Kroll, lecturer
Swedish School of Social Science
christian.kroll(at)helsinki.fi
Relationship between ideas and institutions in welfare state development, ideas behind the Nordic welfare model, attitude formation esp. relationship elites-population, relationship between social policy and social work in the Nordic countries

Jaana Laine, postdoctoral researcher
Department for Social Science History
jaana.laine(at)helsinki.fi
Forest history and environmental history, forest industry’s history and future, trade
unions and collective bargaining, particularly in forest sector, institutions and
institutional change.

Helene Laurent
Department for Social Science History
helene.laurent(at)helsinki.fi
The impact of the Second World War on the preventive child health care in Finland.

Kaat Louckx, visiting student
Department of Political and Economic Studies
kaat.louckx@ugent.be

Jani Marjanen, PhD student
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
jani.marjanen(at)helsinki.fi
Development of the public sphere, conceptual history

Camilla Nordberg, lecturer
Swedish School of Social Science
camilla.nordberg(at)helsinki.fi

Yaira Obstbaum, PhD student
Department of Sociology
yaira.obstbaum(at)iki.fi
A decline of the Nordic rehabilitative ideal? The division of labour between the social and health sector, the criminal sanctions and the police in hanling of intoxicant related harm in Finland and Norway since 1980.

Sami Outinen, PhD student
Department of Social Science History
sami.outinen(at)helsinki.fi
The challenge of Neoliberalism to the politics of the Left in the areas of social policy and labour markets in Finland during the last decades of 20th century.

Saara Pellander, PhD student
Department of Social Science History
saara.pellander(at)helsinki.fi
Gatekeepers of the welfare state. Russian women and Finnish immigration practices

Johanna Rainio-Niemi, postdoctoral researcher
Department of Social Science History
johanna.rainio(at)helsinki.fi
Finland and Austria in 20th century Europe, political cultures of consensus-seeking, welfare states of the post-1945 period: Nordic and European traditions, the concept of the state, comparative historical and transnational approaches in the study of history

Sakari Saaritsa, postdoctoral researcher
Department of Social Science History
sakari.saaritsa(at)helsinki.fi
Household risk management before the welfare state

Sanna Saksela-Bergholm, postdoctoral researcher
Swedish School of Social Science
sanna.saksela(at)helsinki.fi

Henrik Stenius, director/docent
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
henrik.stenius(at)helsinki.fi
Political culture in the Nordic countries , conceptual history

Johan Strang, postdoctoral researcher
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
johan.strang(at)helsinki.fi
The intellectual and political history of the Nordic countries. Currently working on a project ‘Intellectuals beyond the nation’

Bo Stråth, professor in Nordic, European and Global History
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
bo.strath(at)helsinki.fi
Constitutions, conceptual history

Jussi Vauhkonen, PhD student
Department of Social Science History
Jussi.Vauhkonen(at)helsinki.fi
Pensions and other old age provision, employers and social policies; corporate-based welfare programmes

Marjukka Weide, PhD student
Swedish School of Social Science
marjukka.weide(at)helsinki.fi

Mirja Österberg, PhD student
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS
mirja.a.osterberg(at)helsinki.fi
Social policy in the Nordic countries

Åbo Akademi University

Anders Ahlbäck, PhD, postdoctoral researcher
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
anders.ahlback(at)abo.fi
History of men and masculinities, conscription and military service, male citizenship, gender and nationalism

Johanna Annola, PhD, postdoctoral researcher
History, University of Tampere
johanna.antola(at)uta.fi
Social work and gender, citizenship, poor relief

Pirita Frigrén, PhD student
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
pirita.frigren(at)jyu.fi
Gender, poverty, women’s work in the 19th century cities

Janne Haikari, PhD, postdoctoral researcher
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
janne.haikari(at)jyu.fi
Education, child welfare, reform schools

Minna Harjula, Academy research fellow
History, University of Tampere
minna.harjula(at)uta.fi
Health, disability, suffrage, citizenship

Mervi Kaarninen, senior lecturer
History, University of Tampere
mervi.kaarninen(at)uta.fi
Gender history, history of education

Matias Kaihovirta, PhD student
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
mkaihovi(at)abo.fi
History of men and masculinities, male citizenship. Dissertation project: The Construction of Working Class Masculinity in Industrial Communities in Finland During the Inter-War Era

Ville Kivimäki, PhD student
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
ville.kivimaki(at)abo.fi
Second World War in the shaping of the welfare state in Finland; Male citizenship and its relation to work and the military in societal reform; Nationalism in democracy.

Sofia Kotilainen, PhD, Academy postdoctoral researcher
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
sofia.p.kotilainen(at)jyu.fi
Citizenship, education, gender, leadership, religion, social advancement, welfare

Hanna Lindberg, PhD student
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
hanna.lindberg(at)abo.fi
History of men and masculinities, male citizenship, labour history, family policy. Constructions of Masculinity in Sociopolitical Texts.

Antti Malinen, PhD student
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
antti.malinen(at)jyu.fi
History of emotions, housing policy, poverty, family policy

Pirjo Markkola, professor
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
pirjo.markkola(at)jyu.fi
Gender history, religion and welfare, state and church

Tuomas Martikainen, postdoctoral researcher
Religious studies, Åbo Akademi
tuomas.martikainen(at)abo.fi
Religion, Lutheranism and the Nordic Welfare State Model

Pasi Nevalainen, PhD student
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
pasi.nevalainen(at)jyu.fi
Public administration and public postal and telecommunications services: paths to corporatization

Hanna Snellman, professor
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
hanna.k.snellman(at)jyu.fi
Migration and Finns in Sweden in the post-war era; museums and immigrants; decline of forest industry and the future of deindustrializing areas in the North.

Sami Suodenjoki, PhD student
History, University of Tampere
sami.suodenjoki(at)uta.fi
Rural workers’ organisation in Finland at the turn of the 20th century

Heli Valtonen, Academy research fellow
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä
heli.valtonen(at)jyu.fi
Gender history, economic history, business history, history of education

Ella Viitaniemi, PhD student
History, University of Tampere
ella.viitaniemi(at)uta.fi
Authority, communication and local community. The church building processes in the 18th century

Mats Wickström, PhD student
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
mats.wickstrom(at)abo.fi
The conceptual roots of multiculturalism: from exclusion to cultural pluralism in 20th century Sweden

Ann-Catrin Östman, senior lecturer
Department of History, Åbo Akademi
aostman(at)abo.fi
Social and legislative reforms related to agricultural and rural societies; gender, knowledge production and early 20th century studies about the land question.

 

University of Iceland

Vilhjálmur Árnason, professor
Faculty of Philosophy
vilhjarn(at)hi.is
Bioethics and biopolitics, scientific citizenship, genetic domocracy

Margrét Einarsdottir, PhD student
Department of Sociology
margrei(at)hi.is

Ólöf Garðarsdóttir, professor
Department of History
olofgard(at) hi.is
Family dynamics, kinshiup networks, historical demography

Ingólfur Gíslason, director of research and information
Centre for Gender Equality
ivg(at)hi.is
Labour market, gender relations, masculinity, social theory, welfare systems

Gestur Guðmundsson, professor
Iceland University of Education
gesturgu(at)hi.is
Nordic model, Nordic cooperation, education in Nordic countries in comparative perspective; Nordic scientific communities and traditions

Guðmundur Hálfdanarson, professor
Department of History
ghalfd(at)hi.is
European social and intellectual history, 19th and 20th centuries, particularly nationalism theories and practices

Steinunn Hrafnsdóttir, associate professor
Social work/Faculty of Social Sciences
steinhra(at)hi.is
Voluntary organisations, non-profit sector and welfare services

Guðmundur Jónsson, professor
Department of History
gudmjons(at)hi.is
Labour market and the welfare state; poor law; political theory and welfare, citizenship

Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir, adjunct
Department of history
ragnhk(at)hi.is
Labour history, poverty, nationalism and communism

Sigríður Matthíasdóttir, researcher
Department of history
sigma(at)hi.is
Gender and the welfare state, women‘s movement, educational reform

Pétur Pétursson, professor
Faculty of Theology
petp(at)hi.is
Church and Modern Society, Secularization, Social Change

Auður Styrkársdóttir, director
Women’s History Archive
audurs(at)bok.hi.is
Women and politics, especially democracy and suffrage in a historical perspective

Harpa Njals, PhD student
Department of Sociology
harpan(at)hi.is
Social Policy, Nordic welfare model, level of living, gender, poverty, income redistribution, accumulation of welfare deprivation

 

Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies/University of Bergen

Astri Andresen, associate professor
The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion/University of Bergen
astri.andresen(at)ahkr.uib.no
The history of health and medicine 1800-2000 in particular pertaining to school children, ethnic groups, the urban-rural divide, and international transfers of policies, knowledge and science;  Nordic collaboration on child welfare 1900-2000.

Svein Ivar Angell, researcher
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
svein.angell(at)rokkan.uib.no
Historical development of Nordic Hospital systems in comparative perspective, National identity, democracy and citizenship in Nordic countries in historical-comparative perspective

Karen Christensen, associate professor
Department of Sociology/University of Bergen
karen.christensen(at)sos.uib.no
Social policy, comparative welfare research, care services

Rune Ervik, researcher
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
rune.ervik(at)rokkan.uib.no
International actors, epistemic communities and national welfare policy, historical development of social policy, institutional, normative and comparative perspectives, pension policy, active ageing policy, distributive justice, tax policy, tax expenditures and fiscal welfare.

Tore Grønlie, professor
The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion/University of Bergen
tore.gronlie(at)ahkr.uib.no
Welfare politics, local and regional welfare initiative, history of health and medicine, hospital policies and developments

Inger Elisabeth Haavet, professor
The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion /University of Bergen
elisabeth.haavet(at)ahkr.uib.no
Social insurance and gender, family policies, gendered citizenship, philantropy and welfare

Nanna Kildal, researcher
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
nanna.kildal(at)rokkan.uib.no
Comparative welfare research, normative aspects of welfare policies, welfare discourses.

Stein Kuhnle, professor
Department of Comparative Politics University of Bergen & Hertie School of Governance
stein.kuhnle(at)isp.uib.no

Tord Skogedal Lindén, post-doctoral researcher
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
tord.linden(at)rokkan.uib.no
European welfare policy and reforms, German politics and social policy

Kari Ludvigsen, senior researcher / research leader
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
kari.ludvigsen(at)uni.no

Ingrid Muftuoglu, PhD student
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
Ingrid.Muftuoglu(at)uni.no

Even Nilssen, researcher
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
even.nilssen(at)rokkan.uib.no
European social policy, the normative foundation of the welfare state, political theory, legal studies.

Hogne Sataøen, PhD student
Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies
hogne.sataoen(at)rokkan.uib.no
Professionalization of strategic communication in Norwegian hospitals

 

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

(Including gender and welfare research network coordinated at NTNU)

Trine Annfelt, professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
trine.annfelt(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender, ethnicity and sexuality in social politics, minoritizing and majoritizing processes in the welfare state

Lars Andersen, researcher
Department of History/Aalborg University
la(at)ihis.aau.dk
Social policy, the role and value systems of experts

Malin Arvidsson, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Science / Örebro University
malin.arvidsson(at)oru.se
History of childhood, social policy, personal narratives, historiography

Christina Carlsson Wetterberg, professor
School of Humanities, Education and Social Science / Örebro University
christina.carlsson-wetterberg(at)oru.se
Gender, democracy, family policies, women’s movement, personal narratives

Ann-Dorte Christensen, professor
Department of Sociology/Aalborg University
adc(at)socsci.aau.dk
Gender and democracy, political identities, social movements

Poul Duedahl, assistant professor
Department of History/Aalborg University,
pduedahl(at)ihis.aau.dk
Welfare racism, the role of the social sciences and history

Sunniva Engh, researcher
Department of History, IAKH/ University of Oslo
sunniva.engh(at)iakh.uio.no
Export of Nordic welfare state ideas through international political arenas and development aid – particularly regarding reproductive policies

Klara Folkesson, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences /Örebro University
klara.folkesson(at)oru.se

Anna-Karin Frih, postdoctoral researcher
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences / Örebro University
anna-karin.frih(at)oru.se
History of Medicine, gender, child health care

Berit Gullikstad, associate professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
berit.gullikstad(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender, ethnicity and sexuality in working life, gender equality and diversity, work and welfare state historically and contemporary

Henrik Karlsson, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences / Örebro University
henrik.karlsson(at)oru.se
History of medicine, medical professions, social policy

Guro Korsnes Kristensen, postdoctoral researcher
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
guro.kristensen(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender, ethnicity and reproduction

Merete Lie, professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
merete.lie(at)hf.ntnu.no
Reproductive policies, biotechnology, biopolitics, gender and science

Åsa Lundqvist, associate professor
School of Social Work and Social Policy / Lund University
Asa.Lundqvist(at)soc.lu.se
Gender, social policy, family policy, family relations

Kari Melby, professor
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Rectorate / NTNU
kari.melby(at)hf.ntnu.no
Marriage, reproduction policies, pronatalism

Vanna Nordling, PhD student
School of Social Work / Lund University
Vanna.Nordling(at)soch.lu.se
Undocumented migrants, citizenship, social rights, social work

Anna Petterson, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences / Örebro University
anna.pettersson(at)oru.se
Democracy, citizenship, local government, social service

Anna Prestjan, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences / Örebro University
anna.prestjan(at)oru.se
Social History, history of medicine, gender history (masculinities)

Anna-Birte Ravn, associate professor
FREIA / Aalborg University
ravn(at)ihis.aau.dk
Gender, social and economic policies, family policies, social movements

Malin Noem Ravn, researcher
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
malin.ravn(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender and reproduction, fertility behaviour, reproductive choices, reproductive bodies

Christine Roman, professor
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, FDV / Örebro University
christine.roman(at)oru.se
Gender and work, gender and intimate relations, gender and democracy, interactions between social movements, the social sciences, and the welfare state.

Bente Rosenbeck, professor
Center for gender studies / Copenhagen University
rosen(at)hum.ku.dk
Unmarried mothers, marriage

Mogens Rüdiger, associate professor
Department of History /Aalborg University
rudiger@ihis.aau.dk
Welfare, energy politics and everyday life

Kristin Spilker, postdoctoral researcher
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
kristin.spilker(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender and reproduction, reproductive technology, biotechnology, feminist science studies, the constitution and limits of bioethics, public understanding of science and technology, policy making

Jana Sverdljuk, PhD student
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture / NTNU
jana.sverdljuk(at)hf.ntnu.no
Gender, ethnicity and sexuality, gendered representations of ethnic minorities, postcolonial approaches to Nordic welfare regimes

Andreas Törn, PhD student
School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences / Örebro University
andreas.torn(at)oru.se
Alternative welfare, collective identity, free church, church history

 

University of Stockholm

Jenny Andersson, researcher
Sciences-po, Paris/Institute for Futures Studies
jenny.andersson(at)framtidsstudier.se
Social democracy and political economy, social policy and welfare state development, and future visions and future studies. Current research project: A political history of the future 1945-2010.

Simon Birnbaum, researcher
Department of Political Science
simon.birnbaum(at)statsvet.su.se
Political theory, the universal welfare state – basic income, distributive justice, luck and responsibility, liberal neutrality, feasibility conditions in ideal theory, republicanism and public reason.

Mikael Byström, postdoctoral researcher
Department of History
Mikael.Bystrom(at)historia.su.se

Karin Carlsson, PhD student
Department of History
karin.carlsson(at)historia.su.se
When private becomes public. The Social Home Help Programme in Sweden 1944-64.  An optimal way to deal with the domestic work?

Kristina Engwall, researcher
Institute for Futures Studies
kristina.engwall(at)framtidsstudier.se
Children and citizenship, children and work. Currently working on a project about voluntary childlessness in Sweden.

Lena Eriksson, researcher
Institute for Futures Studies
lena.eriksson(at)framtidsstudier.se
Threathened housing. Marginalisation and counter strategies in Stockholm 1879-1965.

Pär Frohnert, lecturer
Department of History
par.frohnert(at)historia.su.se

Nikolas Glover, PhD student
Department of History
nikolas.glover(at)historia.su.se
National relations. Public diplomacy, international narratives, and the Swedish Institute 1945-70.

Ann Hallner, PhD student
Department of History
ann.hallner(at)historia.su.se
YWCA – From morality movement to scout movement. A study about Swedish Young Women’s Christian Association 1885-1935.

Yvonne Hirdman, professor
Department of History
yvonne.hirdman(at)historia.su.se
Gender theory, the Swedish welfare state, and gendered working life. Ongoing research:  Alva Myrdal och hennes värld. En studie i kärlek, genus och politik under perioden 1920 – 1970/80 and Svensk jämställdhetspolitik från 1970-talet och framåt.

Peter Johansson, researcher
Institute for Futures Studies
peter.johansson(at)framtidsstudier.se
Political history from an institutional point of view and with a special reference to international social policy cooperation and the financing of the welfare state. Currently working on a research program Social rights and migration.

Jussi Kurunmäki, researcher
Centre for Nordic Studies – CENS/Department of Political Science, Stockholm University
jussi.kurunmaki(at)statsvet.su.se
Political rhetoric in Finland and Sweden

Elin Malmer, PhD student
Department of History
elin.malmer(at)historia.su.se
Att kämpa den goda kampen: Väckelsekristendom, inre mission och maskulinitet ca 1900-1920.

Jens Rydström, lecturer
Centre for Gender Studies /Lund University
jens.rydstrom(at)genus.lu.se
Gender history, medical history, gay and lesbian studies, disability studies, crip theory, and queer theory.

Alf Sjöblom, PhD student
Department of History
alf.sjoblom(at)historia.su.se
Caught in the Web of Social Policy: Market Players, Social Involvement and the Emerging Welfare State – Industrial Life Insurance in Sweden 1890-1946.

Ingrid Söderlind, researcher
Institute for Futures Studies
ingrid.söderlind(at)framtidsstudier.se
Children in the public sphere and children’s citizenship, childhood and work, social child welfare laws and politics in the Nordic countries during the 20th century. Currently working on a research project on foster children with a focus on regional and local variations.

Mattias Tydén, lecturer
Department of History
Linköping University
mattias.tyden(at)liu.se
The history of individual rights, immigration history, and Sweden during World War II. Current research project: State versus Individual: Dimensions of Individual Rights and Citizenship in Sweden, 1809–2000 (financed by the Swedish Research Council).

Klas Åmark, professor
Department of History
klas.amark(at)historia.su.se

 

University of Southern Denmark

Mai Hostrup Brunse, PhD-student
mai(at)hist.sdu.dk
Family policy, gender and welfare politics

Niels Finn Christiansen, professor
Centre for Welfare State Research
nielsfinn(at)privat.dk

Romana Careja, assistant professor
Centre for Welfare State Research

Jochen Clasen, part-time professor
Social policy, comparative welfare state research

Sissel Bjerrum Fossat, post.doc
Institute of History and Civilization
bjerrum(at)hist.sdu.dk

Igor Guardiancich, post.doc
Centre for Welfare State Research

Heidi Vad Jønsson, PhD-student
Centre for Welfare State Research
hej(at)hist.sdu.dk

Olli Kangas, part-time professor

Inger Mønster-Kjær, PhD Student
Centre for Welfare State Research
imk(at)sdu.dk

Søren Kolstrup, researcher
Department of History & Civilization
s.kolstrup(at)hist.sdu.dk

Anne-Marie Mai, professor
Department of Litterature
ammai(at)sdu.dk

Paul Marx, assistant professor
Centre for welfare state research
marx(at)sam.sdu.dk

Jeppe Nevers, assistant professor
Department of History & Civilization
Jeppe.nevers(at)hist.sdu.dk

Inger Nørgaard, PhD student
Centre for Welfare State Research

Herbert Obinger, part-time professor
Centre for welfare state research

Klaus Petersen, professor, director of centre
Centre for Welfare State Research
klaus.petersen(at)hist.sdu.dk
Welfare State History, transnational welfare studies, Pension Policies and Reform, experts and the welfare state, family policy . Ongoing research: Early Retirement Benefit Scheme (Efterløn) 1979-2005; American influences on the Danish Welfare State, History of Social Policy in Denmark 1850-2000; Nordic Social-political Cooperation

Charles Ragin, Part-time professor
Centre for Welfare State Research

Camilla Schwarz, PhD student
Centre for Welfare State Research

Peter Seeberg, associate Professor, director of Centre
Centre for Middle East Studies
seeberg(at)hist.sdu.dk

Mette Seidelin, PhD student
Centre for Welfare State Research

Peter Simonsen, associate professor
Centre for Welfare State Research

Peter Starke, assistant professor
Centre for Welfare State Research

Michael Kuur Sørensen, assistant professor
Centre for welfare state research
kuur(at)hist.sdu.dk

 

Research Fellows

Researchers

Stine Adrian
Linköping University
stine_adrian(at)yahoo.com
Sperm donation in Denmark and Sweden

Maja Bissembakker Frederikssen
University of Copenhagen
maja(at)hum.ku.dk
Normativity Criticism – Potentials and Challenges

Paolo Borioni, researcher
Università di Macerata

Mette Buchard, assistant professor
Aalborg University
mb@learning.aau.dk

Björn Furuhagen, lecturer
Uppsala University
bjorn.furuhagen(at)hist.uu.se
The Police in The Nordic Welfarestate

Daniel Glegg, senior researcher and programme director
University of Edinburgh
daniel.clegg(at)ed.ac.uk

Per Haave, guest researcher (statsstipendiat)
University of Oslo
per.haave(at)medisin.uio.no

Mary Hilson, lecturer
University College London
m.hilson(at)ucl.ac.uk / mary.hilson(at)helsinki.fi
Consumer co-operation in the Nordic countries 1900-1939

Anu Hirsiaho, postdoctoral researcher
University of Tampere
anu.hirsiaho(at)uta.fi
Adult Literacy, Immigration and Social Inclusion

Riitta-Maija Hämäläinen, researcher
University of Helsinki
riittamaijah(at)hotmail.com
Globalisation and social policy

Suvi Keskinen, acting assistant professor
University of Tampere
suvi.keskinen(at)uta.fi
Gender, Ethnicity and Discourses of Violence in Families

Carl Marklund, postdoctoral researcher
European University Institute, Firenze
carl.marklund(at)helsinki.fi
Social Engineering in Sweden and the USA from Depression to War”

Paula Mulinari, researcher
Linköping University/REMESO
Paula.Mulinari(at)isv.liu.se

Ingela Naumann, lecturer
University of Edinburgh
ingela.naumann(at)ed.ac.uk
School Governance in Sweden/UK

Michal Polakowski,
Maastricht University
michal.polakowski(at)maastrichtuniversity.nl

Anu Pylkkänen, docent
Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and General Jurisprudential Studies
anu.pylkkanen(at)helsinki.fi
Marriage and its Alternatives in the Nordic Countries and Europe – Regulating Intimacy in the Age of Pluralism.

Antonios Roumpakis, teaching fellow
University of Bath
A.Roumpakis(at)bath.ac.uk
Welfare state retrenchment and pension reforms in Europe

Stefano Sacchi, assistant professor
University of Milan
stefano.sacchi(at)unimi.it

Åsmund Arup Seip, researcher
Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research, Oslo
aasmund.arup.seip(at)fafo.no /asmund.seip(at)helsinki.fi
Recruitment of high-skilled labour from third countries, Nordic regulations

Marcin Suszycki, lecturer
Humboldt University Berlin
suszycki(at)uni-potsdam.de
Welfare state nationalism and European integration: The Case of Denmark and Sweden

Dorota Szelewa, postdoctoral fellow
University of Bremen

Dorottya Szikra, associate professor
Eötvös University Budapest
dorottyaszikra(at)dorottyaszikra.com
History of Welfare

Visiting professors

Daniel Béland, professor
University of Saskatchewan
Daniel.Beland(at)usask.ca

Jochen Clasen, professor
University of Edinburgh
Jochen.Clasen(at)ed.ac.uk
Comparative social policy research, labour market and social security policy and welfare reform

Bernd Henningsen, professor
Nordeuropa-Institut / Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
bernd.henningsen(at)rz.hu-berlin.de

Olli Kangas
Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
olli.kangas(at)kela.fi

Chris Lloyd, professor
The University of New England, Australia
chris.lloyd(at)une.edu.au

Bruno Palier, professor
The Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po)
bruno.palier(at)sciences-po.fr

Adrian Sinfield, professor
University of Edinburgh
Adrian.Sinfield(at)ed.ac.uk
Social security; taxation and social policy; social division of welfare; unemployment; poverty, privilege and inequality.

Sven Steinmo, professor
European University Institute
Sven.Steinmo(at)EUI.eu

John Stewart, professor
Glasgow Caledonian University
John.Stewart(at)gcal.ac.uk

Vim van Oorschot
Tilburg University
w.v.oorschot(at)vt.nl

Noel Whiteside
University of Warwick
N.Whiteside(at)warwick.ac.uk