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Parental leave December 2023 to August 2024

I am a postdoctoral researcher, involved in the project TRiNC: Truth & Reconciliation in the Nordic Countries at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS).

At Åbo Akademi University, I teach BA and MA students (History), amounting to 25% of my working time.

I am Docent in Nordic studies at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

I am a member and member of the board of the Young Academy of Finland.

Between 2024 and 2028, I will be the project leader and principal investigator (PI) for the project MaMeFo: The Manifold Meanings of Forests in Comprehensive Education in the Nordics 1972–2023, funded by the Kone Foundation.

Prior to my current project, I worked as a postdoc at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden (funded through the Swedish Research Council’s International Postdoc Grant, 2019-2022). I have also worked as a visiting scholar at Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, UK (April-June 2019, funded through the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences postdoc grant), and as a part-time university lecturer (fixed term) at Stockholm University 2018-2019.

Academically, I am mainly interested in educational history, environmental history, and Arctic and Sámi history.


MTheol (teol.mag.), Theological Ethics and Philosophy of Religion, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. 2023.

PhD (fil.dr), Department of History, Stockholm University, Sweden. 2018.

MA (Fil. mag.), Nordic History, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. 2013.

MA (with distinction), Global History and International Relations, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 2012.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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