Anna Reetta Rönkä

FM, tohtorikoulutettava/ MA, Doctoral student

Yhteystiedot/ Contact Information

Nais- ja sukupuolentutkimus / Women's and Gender Studies
Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta / Faculty of Education
PL 2000 / P.O. Box 2000
FI-90014 Oulun yliopisto
E-mail: anna.r.ronka (at)
Tel. +358 29443813

My main research interests are:

  • Experiences of loneliness in Northern Finland from childhood to young adulthood
  • Young people´s social relations, friendships
  • Experiences of belonging and non-belonging
  • School violence and bullying


I am especially interested in

  • Gendered experiences of loneliness
  • Gender, friendships, experiences of belonging and non-belonging and school violence
  • Health and wellbeing in the circumpolar areas
  • Social exclusion and social isolation in the North
  • Mixed method research, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Thematic interviews, content analysis


Viimeksi päivitetty: 2.2.2016