Areas of expertise
- PhD, Media Studies, University of Turku, 2006
- MA, Cinema and Television Studies, University of Turku, 1998
I was previously Government of Finland/David and Nancy Speer Visiting Professor in Finnish Studies at the University of Minnesota (2015–2017) and visiting research fellow at Utrecht University (2009–2010).
I am responsible for the modules Media History and Archives and Media and Popular Culture. I also supervise MA and PhD theses in Media Studies.
I am a member of the research projects Sexuality and Play in Media Culture (Academy of Finland 2017-2021, PI Susanna Paasonen) and Kulttuuritelevision aika: Suomalaisen television toinen historia 1975-1985 (Koneen säätiö 2018-2020, PI Anu Koivunen).
I am on the editorial board of View: Journal of European Television History and Culture, Communication, Culture & Critique and Journal of Scandinavian Cinema.