Research team

Team Leaders and principal investigators:

  • Professor Anssi Paasi, Director,  Bordering, Control and Security Team Leader, Department of Geography, University of Oulu.
  • Professor Jouni Häkli, Vice-Director, Spatial Socialization/Subjectification Team Leader, School of Management, University of Tampere.
  • Professor Sami Moisio, Changing State Spaces Team leader, Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki.
  • Professor Jarkko Saarinen, Border Crossings Team Leader, Department of Geography, University of Oulu.

Researchers

The selected researchers for the 2nd period (2017-2019)

After a call for positions, the following researchers have been selected as post docs/doctoral students for the Relate teams in Oulu, Tampere and Helsinki:

Roger Norum (Post doc, Oulu)

Gitte du Plessis (Post doc, Oulu)

Joni Vainikka (Post doc, Oulu)

Hidefumi Nishiyama (Post doc, Oulu)

Elisabetta Nadalutti (Post doc, Oulu)

Kaj Zimmerbauer (Post doc/coordinator, Oulu)

Katharina Koch (Doctoral student, Oulu)

Alix Varnajot (Doctoral Student, Oulu)

James Riding (Post doc, Tampere)

Mikko Joronen (Post doc, Tampere)

Derek Ruez (Post doc, Tampere)

Christopher Lizotte (Post doc, Helsinki)

Juho Luukkonen (Post doc, Helsinki)

Salla Jokela (Post doc, Helsinki)

Ilppo Soininvaara (Doctoral Student, Helsinki)

 

Note: the length of the contracts vary.

 

Other Relate researchers for the 2017-2019 period include:

Outi Kulusjärvi

Fredriika Jakola

Elina Stenvall

Kirsi Pauliina Kallio

Anna-Kaisa Kuusisto-Arponen

Eeva Rinne

Wame Hambira

Jonathan Burrow

Sami Lind

Riikka Korkiamäki

Cadey Korson

Sara Koopman

Robert Imre

Satu Kivelä

Monkgogi Lenao

Kristiina Vihmalo

Pia Bäcklund

Zsuzsa Millei

Juha Ridanpää

Heikki Sirviö

 

The post doc researchers 2014-2016 were:

The PhD students 2014-2016 were:

Other RELATE team members during the 2014-2016 period were:

 

Last updated: 19.3.2019