Östen Wahlbeck
1992 …2022

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research fields:

  • immigrant transnationalism
  • diasporas
  • minorities
  • economic sociology

Current research:


  • PhD in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, 1997
  • Researcher, Institute of Migration, 1997-1998
  • Professor of Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1998-1999
  • Title of Docent of Sociology, University of Tampere, 2006
  • Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Åbo Akademi University, 1999-2009
  • Senior Lecturer, University of Helsinki, 2009-2022
  • Professor II, University of South-Eastern Norway, 2017-2019
  • Professor in Sociology, SSKH, University of Helsinki, 2020-2022


Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, Adjunct Professor, University of Tampere

Award Date: 1 May 2006

Ethnic Relations, PhD, Univ Warwick, University of Warwick

Award Date: 16 Jul 1998

External positions

Title of Docent, University of Tampere

1 May 2006 → …

Fields of Science

  • 5200 Other social sciences
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Migration Studies
  • Diaspora Studies
  • Minority Studies

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.