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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

I work currently as university lecturer in social work at University of Helsinki and postdoctoral researcher at Åbo Akademi. I am involved as a researcher in the following research projects: MigraFam - Ordering the migrant family: Power asymmetries and citizenisation in restructuring welfare bureaucracies (2017–2023); SOSKIELI - Language diversity and vulnerability in social work in the era of digitalisation (2021–2023); Interpreting in Social Services - Professional expertise in the multilingual landscape of welfare service work (2021–2022). In my dissertation (2016), I studied Latin American women’s transnational migration in Spain from the perspectives of transnational family relations, intersectionality, (in)visibility, belonging, and time. In have taught qualitative research methods and research ethics at Bachelor's and Master's levels. During the academic year 2022–23, I teach the following courses: Knowledge and conceptions of knowledge in social work; Master's seminar.

Fields of Science

  • 5145 Social work
  • Transnational migration
  • Transnational family
  • Multilingual social services
  • Intersectionality
  • Belonging
  • (In)visibility
  • Time and temporality
  • Participative research methods
  • Ethics in qualitative research
  • Multilingual research
  • Arts-based research
  • Arts-based teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Postcolonialism

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.