Teaching and research staff

Professors | Senior Lecturers | Researchers
 

Professors

 

Ahponen, Pirkkoliisa
Professor Emerita, social and public policy
Educa, 328
pirkkoliisa.ahponen(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: general social and public policy, social theory, cultural policy, biographical research, multicultural citizenship

Research

 

Antikainen, Ari
Professor Emeritus, sociology
Areas of expertise: Education, socialisation, life history, life course
ari.antikainen(at)uef.fi
Ari Antikainen’s home page

Research

    

Assmuth, Laura
Professor, social and public policy
Metria, 264a, tel. +358 50 442 1179
laura.assmuth(at)uef.fi
office hours as arranged, please contact via e-mail beforehand
Docent (sociology), University of Helsinki
Docent (social anthropology), University of Tampere
Areas of expertise: borders and border areas, migration, mobility, anthropological study of gender and age, sociology of remote rural areas

Research

 

Helén, Ilpo
Professor, sociology
Metria, 241, tel. +358 50 388 6073
ilpo.helen(at)uef.fi
office hours: Tue 16–17; during period 3, office hours upon request
Area of expertise:

Research

  Jokinen, Eeva
Professor, social and public policy
Metria, 250, tel. +358 50 361 8665
eeva.jokinen(at)uef.fi
office hours: Tue 11–12
Docent (women’s studies), Jyväskylä
Docent (social policy), Helsinki
Areas of expertise: research in work, research of everyday life management, feminist theory, care practices

Research

 
Koski, Leena
Professor, sociology
Metria, 244, tel. +358 50 552 5588
leena.koski(at)uef.fi
office hours: Mon 14-15
Areas of expertise: sociology of education and upbringing, university research, gender and education, moral orders of education, history of education

Research
 

Lappalainen, Sirpa
Associate Professor, sociology
Metria, 232, tel. +358 50 572 0271
sirpa.lappalainen(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: educationl cultures, feminist educational research, childhood research, youth research, educational transitions, critical disability studies, ethnicity in educational contexts

Research

  Sabour, M'hammed
Professor Emeritus, sociology
Metria, 233, tel. +35840 4825 864
mhammed.sabour(at)uef.fi
Managing Editor of the International Journal of Contemporary Sociology magazine
mhammed.sabour(AT)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: Higher education and academic power, quality assurance in education, the intelligentsia, cultural globalisation. Racism and ethnic minorities

Research
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Senior Lecturers
                              Alastalo, Marja
Senior Lecturer, sociology
Metria, 247, tel. +358 50 3637 832
marja.alastalo(at)uef.fi
office hours
Areas of expertise:

Research
 

Armila, Päivi
Senior Lecturer, sociology
Metria, 249, tel. +358 50 362 8068
paivi.armila(at)uef.fi
office hours: Fri 10–11
Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Education Sociology, University of Tampere
Areas of expertise: youth studies, multiculturalism, ethnic relationships

Research

Hirvonen, Helena
Senior Lecturer , social and public policy
 tel. +358 50 306 4127
helena.m.hirvonen(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: welfare services, research in work and professions, feminist theory, qualitative research

Research

 

Käyhkö, Mari
Senior Lecturer, sociology
Metria, 248, tel. +358 50 442 2758
office hours as arranged, please contact via e-mail beforehand
mari.kayhko(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: education, upbringing, gender, social class, girl studies

Research

 

Puhakka, Antero
Senior Lecturer, social and public policy
Metria, 246, tel. +358 50 401 1123
antero.puhakka(at)uef.fi
office hours: Wed 11–12
Areas of expertise: higher education policy, research in work, alcohol policy, employment research

Research

 

Vähämäki, Juhani
Senior Lecturer, social and public policy
Metria, 243, tel. +358 50 569 1263
office hours: Wed 11–12
jussi.vahamaki(at)uef.fi
Area of expertise:

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Researchers
 

Aho, Timo
Project Researcher
Metria, 237, tel. +358 50 469 8293
timo.ah(at)uef.fi

Research

  Bunikowska, Joanna
Grant Researcher
Metria, 257
joanna.bunikowska(at)uef.fi
 

Choroszewicz, Marta
Postdoctoral Researcher, sociology
Metria, 252, tel. +358 50 330 9365
marta.choroszewicz(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: research in working life and professions, lawyers, comparative research, professionalisation theories, qualitative and quantitative research

Research

 

Daukšas, Darius
Senior Researcher
darius.dauksas(at)uef.fi

Research

 

Haverinen, Ville-Samuli
Project Researcher
Metria, 258, tel. +358 50 3649 362
ville-samuli.haverinen(at)uef.fi
The project Immigration, Everyday Security and the Resilience of Finnish Society

Research

 

Kontkanen, Yasemin
Early Stage Researcher
Metria, 257, tel. +358 50 357 1784
yasemin.kontkanen(at)uef.fi

Research

 

Kumpuniemi, Laura
Grant Researcher

Research

 

Lehto, Iiris
Metria, 261
iiris.lehto(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: care, media, LGTB+ activism, research in work

Research

 

Lipiäinen, Tatjana
Early Stage Researcher, social and public policy
Metria, 256

tatjana.lipiainen(at)uef.fi

Research

 

Lulle, Aija
Postdoctoral Researcher, social and public policy
aija.lulle(at)uef.fi

Research

 

Mankki, Laura
Project Researcher
Metria, 259, tel. +358 50 571 5947
office hours as arranged, please contact via e-mail beforehand
laura.mankki(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: work, gender, migration

Research

 

Palander, Jaana
Project Researcher, GLASE-project
jaana.palander(at)uef.fi
Metria, 237
Areas of expertise: Public Law, Migration Law, family reunification, Migration Studies

Research

Pöysä, Ville
Grant Researcher, sociology
Metria, 255
ville.poysa(at)uef.fi, tel. +358 41 717 5807

 

Raivola, Vera
Early Stage Researcher

Research

 

Rannikko, Anni
Postdoctoral Researcher
Metria, 254, tel. +358 50 562 8471
anni.rannikko(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: anti racist activism, youth subculture, equality in sporting culture

Research

 

Rokkonen, Lilli
Metria, 260
lilli.aini.rokkonen(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: care, media, research in work, motherhood studies, feminist methodology

Research

 

Siim, Pihla
Grant Researcher
pihla.siim(at)uef.fi
The project Inequalities of Mobility: Relatedness and Belonging of Transnational Families in the Nordic Migration Space
Inequalities in Motion: Transnational Families in Estonia and Finland project
Areas of expertise: transnational families, migration, mobility, narrative research

Research

 

Sotkasiira, Tiina
University Researcher, social and public policy
Metria, 230, tel. +358 50 442 3770
tiina.sotkasiira(at)uef.fi
Areas of expertise: Russia, ethnicity and youth research

Research

  Telve, Keiu
Grant Researcher
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