Iida Kauhanen

MA (Education)

Migration studies


I am doctoral student at the faculty of Education. I am currently focussed on exploring normative structures and practices that hinder parity of participation as displayed in the lives of children and youth who once were seeking for asylum in Finland without their primary caregivers. 

Research interests

  • Migration studies
  • Practices related to seeking for asylum
  • Recognition theory
  • Social participation
  • Feminist ethnography


Research groups

  • EDGE - Education Diversity Globalisation Ethics
  • Koulutuksen ja kasvatuksen yhteiskunnallisten kontekstien tutkimus