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Marja-Liisa
Mäkelä
Doctoral Student, Department of Education
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Education
MA; MEd

Contact

+358 29 450 3697
+358 50 576 9624
Assistentinkatu 5
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

agency
immigrant students
school transitions
gender
educational identity
multicultural education

Biography

I have been a project researcher in a research project “Transitions and educational trajectories of immigrant youth: A 4-year longitudinal study from compulsory to further education” since the autumn 2014. I'm wrinting my PhD thesis as a part of the project. I have a Master of Arts (comparative religion) 2009 and Master of Education (adult education) 2012. I worked as a project coordinator in the Department of Teacher Education the year 2014.

Teaching

Year 2017-2018 I supervised the esseys of Educational Sociology –course in the Open University. At the moment I have no teaching duties.


Research

My research interests include the agency of immigrant backgrounded youth, bounded agency, gender, school choices and educational identities of immigrant youth. I have also done research of Finnish comprehensive school’s curriculums in the view points of multicultural education and multilingualism.

Publications

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