Mirka Hintsanen is Professor of psychology at University of Oulu, Finland (appointed in 2014). Hintsanen has received a PhD in psychology at the University of Helsinki, Finland (2007) and a PhD in educational sciences at the University of Tampere, Finland (2013). Hintsanen has led several funded large-scale research projects and is currently leading a four-year project on development of dispositional compassion funded by Academy of Finland. Hintsanen has well over 100 international peer reviewed publications. Finnish Academy of Science and Letters has awarded her Jutikkala Award. Her research focuses on personality, stress and health. Currently she is especially interested in the development and outcomes of individual’s compassion.
Last updated: 26.2.2018