Virve Keränen

University teacher
Childhood studies, embodiment, touch, teachers,

Teachers, Teaching and Educational Communities
Faculty of Education and Psychology

I work as university teacher and researcher in early childhood education. I have also worked as a post doctoral researcher in RELA-research project 2020-2024 (Unpacking and Redefining Changing Relationships in Teachers’ Work) funded by Research Council of Finland.

Research interests

  • Feminist theories
  • Embodiment
  • Childhood studies
  • Teacher studies

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Yliopistonkatu 9
90014 Oulun yliopisto

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Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta
PL 2000
90014 Oulun yliopisto