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