Mikael Börjesson, André Bryntesson and Ashley Haru make up the permanent staff of the centre.

Scientific leader

Mikael Börjesson portrait

Mikael Börjesson

Mikael Börjesson, Professor in Sociology of Education, acts as the scientific leader for SIHE.

His main research interests are educational fields, the modern history of higher education, elites and elite formation, transnational education strategies, the internatinalisation of higher education and application of Geometric Data Analysis (GDA).

Research assistant

André Bryntesson portrait

André Bryntesson

André Bryntesson conducts and assists research and analysis at SIHE.

He has a background in Political Science, holds a teacher's degree for upper secondary school and has been involved in several projects on the internationalisation of higher education, student mobility, widening participation and tuition fees.


Ashley Haru portrait

Ashley Haru

Ashley Haru acts as coordinator at SIHE and also conducts and assists with analysis and research.

She has a background in Sociology of Education, Gender Studies and East Asian Studies. She also acts as a coordinator for the international master programme in Sociology of Education. 


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Associate Researchers

Dag Blanck, Professor in North American Studies
​Donald Broady, Professor Emeritus in Sociology
​Astrid Collisöö, PhD Student in Sociology of Education
Tina Hedmo, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Business Administration
Emma Laurin, Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education
Ida Lidegran, Professor in Sociology of Education 
​Linda Wedlin, Professor of Business Administration
Ola Winberg, Senior Lecturer, PhD in History
Andreas Åkerlund, Docent and Professor of History
Mette Ginnerskov Dahlberg, Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Education
Leonora Dugonjic-Rodwin, Docent in Sociology of Education
Pablo Lillo Cea, PhD Student in Sociology of Education
Philippa Brunner-Heywood, PhD Student in Sociology of Education
Corinne Platten, PhD Student in Sociology of Education

Reference Group

Dag Blanck, Professor in North American Studies, Uppsala University
​Anders Ahlstrand, Analyst, Swedish Council for Higher Education
​Erika Dabhilkar, Head of International Office, Karolinska Institute
​Lars Engwall, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Uppsala University
​Monika Wirkkala, Acting Director, Department for Sweden communication, The Swedish Institute

Last modified: 2023-11-23