Marika Kettunen

Marika Kettunen

FM, MSc.

Doctoral researcher
Regional development and policy

Biography

I am a doctoral student at the Geography Research Unit. My doctoral research focuses on political geographies of youth and education.

MSc in Geography (University of Oulu)
MSc in Tourism and Regional planning (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany)

 

Research interests

  • human geography
  • political geography
  • regional development and regional policy
  • youth studies

Publications

Kettunen, M. (2021). Aikuiset jarruttavat nuorten halua toimia ympäristön eteen. Versus. [link]

Kettunen, M. & E.-K. Prokkola (2021). Differential inclusion through education: Reforms and spatial justice in Finnish education policy. Environment and Planning C: Politics and space. [link]

Kettunen, M. (2021). "We need to make our voices heard": Claiming space for young people's everyday environmental politics in northern Finland. Nordia Geographical Publications 49: 5, 32-48. [link]

Kettunen, M. & O. Kulusjärvi (2019). Moninaisia näkökulmia kaupunkimatkailun kehittämiseen - oululaista dialogia paikallisuuden ja matkailun yhteiselosta. Versus. [link]

Alhojärvi, T., Kettunen, M., Kulusjärvi O. & A. Pulkka (2018). Maantieteen opiskelijat kokoontuivat pohtimaan alan opintoja ja yhteiskunnallista tehtävää. Versus. [link]

Social media

Professional and community activities

  • President of the Society for Regional and Environmental Studies (AYS) 2021
  • Member of the Society for Regional and Environmental Studies (AYS) directorate 2018–

Research groups

  • Regional Development and Regional Policy
  • Geography Research Unit