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Personal profile

Education information

PhD in social sciences (sociology), University of Eastern Finland, 2007. Eximia Cum Laude Approbatur.

Licentiate of sociology, University of Eastern Finland, 2005.

Master of sociology, University of Lille 1, 2003.

Description of research and teaching

Research experience:

Researcher at Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN), Soc&kom. (2015-).

Visiting researcher, Australian National University School of Sociology (2016).

Researcher/project manager, City of Helsinki (2007-2008).

Researcher, University of Eastern Finland (2003-2006).

Teaching experience:

University Lecturer in Ethnic Relations at the Swedish School of Social Science (Soc&kom). Thematic module in Ethnic Relations and Migration, Swedish master programme in Social Science (2017-2019)

University lecturer Master's Degree Programme in Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity and Integration (ERI) at the Swedish School of Social Science (Soc&kom) (2016)

University lecturer at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (2009–2015)

University lecturer, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (2012-2014).

Guest university lecturer at Tallinn University (2010).

Position of trust in society and other societal merits:

Board member, European Sociological Association Research Netowrk 15 - Global, transnational and cosmopolitan sociology (2019-)

Board member, Secretary & , The Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration(ETMU) (2018-2020)

Vice-chairperson, The Society for the Study of Ethnic Relations and International Migration (ETMU) (2017– 2018).

Member of the editorial team of Likkeessä ylirajojen (ETMU blog), (2019-2020).

Deputy Board member, the Helsinki University Researchers and Teachers Association, HUART (Helsingin yliopiston tieteentekijät – Forskarföreningen vid Helsingfors universitet ry) (2018-2020).

Member of Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN), European Commission, Migration and Home affairs (2017-).

Academic Liaison, IWWOF (International Working Women of Finland's Association), (2020-).

Research funding.

●Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation 2019-2021

●Swedish Cultural foundation 2019-2021

●Helsingin sanomat foundation, 2017-2018

●Swedish School of Social Sciences, 2016.

●Finnish Association of non-fiction writers, 2007.

●Niilo Helander foundation, 2006.

●University of Joensuu, 2006.

●Niilo Helander foundation, 2005.

●Finnish Cultural Foundation, 2004.

●University of Joensuu, 2003.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • ethnic relations
  • populism
  • nationalism
  • social media

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Vastamediat houkuttelevat lupauksella paljastaa vallanpitäjien valheet

Translated title of the contribution: Counter-media entice with a promise to expose the lies of those in powerBauvois, G. & Pyrhönen, N., 1 Apr 2020, In : Ilmiö : sosiologinen media kaikille.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific


Conspiracies beyond Fake News: Produsing Reinformation on Presidential Elections in the Transnational Hybrid Media System

Pyrhönen, N. & Bauvois, G., 30 Nov 2019, In : Sociological Inquiry. p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Immigration and welfare state “crisis”: The low hanging fruit of populist rhetoric

Bauvois, G., 25 Mar 2019, In : Liikkeessä yli rajojen -blogi.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Politicization of migration in the countermedia style: A computational and qualitative analysis of populist discourse

Ylä-Anttila, T., Bauvois, G. & Pyrhonen, N., Dec 2019, In : Discourse, Context & Media. 32, p. 1-8 8 p., 100326.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

“France has never been and never will be a multicultural country” (Super)-diversity in Macron’s France

Bauvois, G., Jun 2019, In : Siirtolaisuus - Migration. 45, 2, p. 8-10 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access



Academic Self-Defence

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (Member of organizing committee)
30 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Xenophobic discrimination and reproduction of prejudices in the time of Covid-19

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (Speaker)
13 May 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Politics and Governance (Journal)

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (Reviewer)
2020 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Hur stavas trovärdighet i media 2020? - "Beyond truth - Rethinking Fake news in 2020"

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (Keynote speaker)
14 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Yellow Vests: French ‘Revolt’ or Transnational Movement?

Gwenaëlle Bauvois (Speaker)
19 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk