Areas of expertise
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Gender Studies
Workshops for teachers and educators on giving media education to teenagers on the topics of social media, body ideals, and body image.
Courses on media analysis, selfies, and social media.
Currently working in the Intimacy in Data-Driven Culture project (https://www.dataintimacy.fi/en/what-is-ida/) funded by the Academy of Finland. Hynnä-Granberg investigates how questions of vulnerability are negotiated in media education centered on teenagers, body image, and social media.
Hynnä-Granberg defended her doctoral dissertation The Feeling Body in the Media - Affective Engagements with Body Positive Media in December 2022. Her dissertation focuses on the relationship between mediated bodies and media users’ lived and felt bodies. The dissertation argues that digital body positive media allows for ways for media users to feel their bodies instead of treating them as objects.