Members

Scientific board

SHED’s scientific board consists of members of the research group with permanent teacher or research positions at the Department of Education.

Linn Areskoug, Ph D in Comparative Literature and Senior Lecturer in Education, the Swedish Language and Comparative Literature.
Research areas: Swedish education, critical literacy, children’s books and young adult fiction, fin-de-siècle Swedish literature, using fiction in education. Areskoug is also the leader of the research node Identity matters: power, knowledge and place.

Anne Berg, Associate Professor in History and Senior Lecturer in Education.
Research areas: Modern history, social history and social theory, nationalism and nation building, social class and class formation, democratisation, popular education and the history of educational finance. Berg is also a member of the board of editors for the academic journal Historisk tidskrift.

Peter Bernhardsson, PhD in Sociology of Education and Senior Lecturer in History of Education.
Research areas: history of education, history of  modern language education, history of schooling, private tuition, teacher professionalisation. 

Henrik Edgren, Ph D in History and Senior Lecturer in History of Education.
Research areas: history of education, modern history, nationalism and nation building, history of the press, history of textbooks. Edgren is in charge of the seminar on history of education at the Department of Education. 

Janne Holmén, Associate Professor in History and Senior Lecturer in History of Education.
Research areas: history of education, history didactics, mental maps, Nordic history, comparative history, textbook research, island studies.

Esbjörn Larsson, Professor in History of Education and Associate Professor in History.
Research areas: history of education, social history, military history, history of childhood and youth, history of school finance, gender history, history of schooling, pupil culture, hazing, monitorial education, military training for school youth.

Iva Lucic, Associate Professor in History and Senior Lecturer in Education (Working Life Education).
​Research areas: Modern history of Southeastern and Central Eastern Europe wth special focus on Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Czechoslovakia, political history, imperial history, environmental history, legal history, nationalism, legal pluralism, imperial polity formation processes, bystanders, late Habsburg Empire, late Ottoman Empire, imperial legacies, 20th century history of Catholic church and catholicism, Bohemian aristocracy. 

Jörgen Mattlar, Ph D and Senior Lecturer in Education
Research areas: history education, curriculum history, textbook research. 

Thomas Nygren, Associate Professor in History and Education and Senior Lecturer in Education.
Research areas: history education, the digital impact on history education, historiography, critical thinking and human rights education. Nygren is associated with the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, CESTA, Stanford University and the Stanford History and Education Group, SHEG and the Umeå History and Education Group. He is also the leader of the research node Global Citizenship Education in Historical and Critical Perspectives (GLOC), which engages several members of the research group.

Johan Prytz, Ph D in Mathematics, Associate Professor in Education and Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education.
Research areas: history of education, history of mathematics education, curriculum history. Prytz is a member of the standing organizing committee of the International Conference on the History of Mathematics Education.

Johanna Ringarp, Associate Professor in both History and Education and Senior Lecturer in Education.
Research areas: history of education, educational policy, teacher professionalization, reform of teacher education, educational governance, new public management, international educational assessment and history of higher education.

David Sjögren, Associate Professor in History and Senior Lecturer in Education.
Research areas: history of education, social history, cultural history, national minorities, teachers.

Olof Winberg, PhD History and Lecturer in History of Education.
Research areas: history of education, early modern history, state-building, private tuition, grand tour.

Senior advisors

Donald Broady,  Professor emer. at the Department of Sociology.

Mikael Börjesson, Professor in Sociology of Education.

Samuel Edquist, Professor in History, Mid Sweden University.

Johannes Westberg, Professor of Theory and History of Education, University of Groningen.

Other members

Gustav Berry, PhD student in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: agricultural development, rural homes, gender history, history of education, social history, history of knowledge, home economics, rural home economics, country women, household modernisation.

Viktor Englund, Phd in History.
Research areas: Prison History, Education of Prisoners, Prison School, History of Institutions (Total Institutions), History of Journalism, Modern History, Social History, 19th and 20th Century History.

Rebecka Göransdotter, PhD student in Sociology of Education
Research areas: History of education, history of gender, modernity, materialism, history of knowledge. Göransdotter is also part of the graduate school Schooling in perspective: A graduate school in applied history of education.

Emma Hellström, PhD student in Sociology of Education
Research areas: History of education, elementary school, christian education, religious education, secularization, social class. Hellström is also part of the graduate school Schooling in perspective: A graduate school in applied history of education and is coordinator for the research network Historical Study of National Christianities (funded by CIRCUS UU).

Agnes Hamberger, PhD student in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: history of education, girlhood studies, gender history, history of mass schooling, school policy.

Axel Hörstedt, PhD in Latin
Research areas: History of Education, Neo-Latin, Early Modern History, Latin School and Gymnasium, The Culture of Disputations

Germund Larsson, PhD in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: history of education, history of childhood and youth, history of schooling, pupil culture, discipline. Larsson is also coordinator for the graduate school Schooling in perspective: A graduate school in applied history of education.

Christin Mays, PhD student in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: history of education, internationalization of higher education, academic exchange, organizational history and Sweden-United States relations.

Tuva Skjelbred Nodeland, PhD student in Sociology of Education.
History of education, social history, 19th and 20th century nationalism and nation building, education and national identity, education and citizenship.

Tommie Petersson, PhD student in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: history of education, rural history, history of knowledge, early industrialism and assessment in education.

ASSOCIATED MEMBERS

The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH
Josefin Englund, Phd in History and Senior Lecturer in Educational Science.
Research areas: Gender, Gender Ideals, Social Class, Gender Contract, 20th century, Sweden, Welfare State, Education, Everyday Life, Gender Contract, Breadwinner Ideal, Homemaker Ideal, Parenting, Body Ideals, Leisure, Personal interests and qualifications, Advertising, Classifieds, Press, Magazines, Newspapers, Personal Ads.

Dalarna University
Madeleine Michaëlsson, PhD in Sociology of Education and Senior Lecturer in Pedagogical Work.
Research areas: history of education, philanthropy, history of schooling, school finance.

Södertörn University
Andreas Åkerlund, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in History.
Research Areas: history of higher education, history of universities and science, internationalisation and international exchange, public diplomacy, language teaching abroad, national socialism and Swedish-German contacts.
 

Contact

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Last modified: 2021-04-23