The Department of Social Studies

The Department of Social Studies consists of the subjects Sociology, Gender Studies and Peace and Development Studies.

Management and management support

Deputy Head of Department
Anna-Maria Sarstrand Marekovic

Management support
Helen Hippach


Programme coordinators

Peace and Development Programme: Manuela Nilsson
Peace and Development Work, Master Programme: Manuela Nilsson
International Social Science Programme, specialisation in Global Studies: Johan Vaide
Management and Organization Programme: Gergei Farkas
Human Resource and Management Programme: Mai Lundemark
Sociology Programme: Magnus Persson
Sociology, Master Programme: Ola Agevall


Finance and Human resources

Annual workload planner
Johan Vaide

Financial manager
Bodil Rönn

Mostafa Mohammad

Financial administrators (invoices and receipts for expenses)
Marie Danielsson
Linda Persson

Travel administration
Niklas Johansson, Travel Coordinator

HR Partner
Jessica Drott


Research administration

Research secretary
Christine Elingfors


Education administration and Study guidance

Education administrator
Helen Hippach

Study and career counsellor
Fanny Ramsby (FRU, LOL, SOC)
Kim Robertsson (ISP)
Susann Engström (PA)

Course evaluations
Helen Hippach


ICT, Communication and Internationalisation

ICT support
Pehr-Henric Danielsson
Louise Johansson
Ida Qvarnström

Sara Olsson (KOM, student recruitment)
Maja Swenson, (FSV's KOM partner, external communication)
Anders Runesson, (KOM, research communication)
Ingela Bengtsson (website update)

Jonas Ewald (coordinator)
Gunilla Broberg (coordinator)


Librarian and Maintenance porter

Contact librarian

Maintenance porter


Information about all administrative staff at the faculty office can be found here.

E-mail: can reach all employees at the department.

Office: The department is located on the 3rd floor in house K, Växjö.


Staff at the Department of Social Studies