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, Ph D 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.

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. Henrik Edgren is also Head of Department at the Department of Education.

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 youthLarsson is in charge of the seminar on history of education at the Department of Education.

Jörgen Mattlar, Ph D and Senior Lecturer in Education
Research areas: history education, curriculum history, textbook research. Jörgen Mattlar is also Director of Studies at the Department of Education.

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, Ph D in History and Associate Professor/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 post-Second world war German history. Ringarp is also head of the Institute of Contemporary History at Södertörn University.

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. Olof Winberg is also Director of Studies at the Department of Education.

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 in Education, Örebro University.

Other members

Sara Backman Prytz, Ph D in Sociology of Education.
Research areas: history of education, history of childhood and youth, gender history, history of schooling, pupil culture.

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

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.

Josefin Englund, Phd in History Senior Lecturer in History of Education.
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.

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

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.

ASSOCIATED MEMBERS

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.

Örebro University
Germund Larsson, PhD in Sociology of Education and Postdoctoral Researcher in Education.
Research areas: history of education, history of childhood and youth, history of schooling, pupil culture, discipline.

Contact

e-mail SHED