The Faculty is led by the dean, who is selected for a term of four years. The Faculty Council is the Faculty’s multi-member administrative organ, chaired by the dean. The Faculty also has four vice deans, each in charge of a specific area.
Dean Marjaana Seppänen

Dean Marjaana Seppänen, Professor of Social Work.

The dean monitors the Faculty’s operations and is responsible for general Faculty operations, personnel administration and its implementation according to the human resources policy of the University as well as for the Faculty’s financial affairs.

Contact assistent Susan Sankkila.

Vice-Dean Juhana Aunesluoma

Vice-Dean Juhana Aunesluoma, Professor of Political History.

Vice-Dean in charge of international affairs and public engagement.


Vice-Dean Juri Mykkänen

Vice-Dean Juri Mykkänen, Senior University Lecturer of Political Science.

Vice-Dean in charge of disciplines.

Vice-Dean Ullamaija Seppälä

Vice-Dean Ullamaija Seppälä, Docent, Senior University Lecturer of Social Policy.

Vice-Dean in charge of degree programmes.

Vice-Dean Petri Ylikoski

Vice-Dean Petri Ylikoski, Professor of Sociology.

Vice-Dean in charge of research units.