Affiliated researchers

The following affiliated researchers are a part of the research community at CEREN.
Rolle Alho

Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher
The intersection of migration and labour markets, Migration policy, Migration and the welfare state, International student mobility.

Rolle Alho's research portal profile

Ali Ali

Doctoral Researcher
Precarity, Solidarity, Political Engagement, Borders

Ali Ali's research portal profile

Alemanji Aminkeng Atabong

Postdoctoral Researcher
Antiracism, Education, Race and racism, Interculturalism/multiculturalism.


Alemanji Aminkeng Atabong's research portal profile

Erna Bodström

Postdoctoral Researcher
International migration, Asylum seekers and refugees, Citizenship and borders, Administrative documents, Texts and images.

Erna Bodström's research page


Karin Creutz

Doctoral Researcher
Nationalism, ethnicity, racism, xenophobia and Islamophobia; Far-right politics, anti-Muslim fringe, populism and radicalisation; Immigration, integration and transnationalism; Power, Post-Colonialism and Border dynamics.

Karin Creutz's research page

Linda Haapajärvi

Postdoctoral researcher
Citizenship, death, inequality, public policy, transnationalism, urban sociology.

Linda Haapajärvi's research portal profile

Driss Habti

Postdoctoral researcher
Migration and ethnic relations, highly skilled migration, mobilities, sociology of professionals, cultural diversity.

Driss Habti's research page

Peter Holley

Doctoral Researcher
International migration, Identity and belonging, Ethnicity, 'race' and nationhood, Citizenship and multiculturalism, Cosmopolitanism.

Peter Holley's research portal profile

Zeinab Karimi

Doctoral Researcher (in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki)
International migration, Transnational family, Enacting citizenship, Gender, Intergenerational relationships.

Zeinab Karimi's research page

Rūta Kazlauskaitė

Postdoctoral Researcher
History and Memory, Embodied Realism, Ethnic Relations, Metaphor Analysis, Peace Education.

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Saara Koikkalainen

Postdoctoral researcher
Highly skilled migration, Intra-European mobility, Migration decision-making, EU, Expatriates in London

Saara Koikkalainen's research portal profile

Aino Korvensyrjä

Doctoral Researcher
Deportation policy, citizenship and borders, racism and the border regime, asylum, criminalisation of migration, migration justice movements.

Aino Korvensyrjä's research page

Liina Mustonen

Postdoctoral researcher (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Gender theory, Mobility and cosmopolitanism, the Middle East, Knowledge production and discourses of othering.

Li­ina Mu­s­tonen's research page

Camilla Nordberg

Academy of Finland Research Fellow
Citizenship, power and migration, Welfare state restructuring, Street-level institutional encounters, Migrant families, motherhood and care work worlds, Roma.

Camilla Nordberg's research portal profile

Cristian Norocel

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2017-2019)
Intersectionality, Right-wing populism, Political sociology, Sociology of gender, Europe.

Cristian Norocel's research page

Shadia Rask

Postdoctoral researcher
Discrimination and health inequities, Racism as a social determinant of health.

Shadia Rask's research page.

Sanna Saksela-Bergholm

Postdoctoral Researcher
Inclusion/Integration, Transnationalism, Civil society, Labour migration, Informal social protection

Sanna Saksela-Bergholm's research portal profile

Valter Sandell

Doctoral Researcher
Discretionary power, social security, precarization, Nordic welfare states.

Valter Sandell's research page

Gavan Titley

Senior Lecturer
Europe, digital media and public formations, media theory as social theory, racism and transnational discourse.

Gavan Titley's research page

Marjukka Weide

Doctoral Researcher
Participation policy, Ethnic relations, Citizenship, Interpretive policy analysis.

Marjukka Weide's research page