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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research interests:
- the sociology of culture
- the sociology of mass media
- poststructuralist social theory; queer theory and politics; transgender politics; particularly the significance of social and cultural contexts for local interpretations of these
- masculinity and sports, mass media representations of male athletes; "metrosexuality"
- aging among sexual minorities
- international comparative studies

Teaching (in addition to courses related to my research interests) :
- the history and classics of sociology
- agency and social structure
- contemporary social research
- media sociology

External positions

Title of Docent in sociology and gender studies, Åbo Akademi

2014 → …

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • gender Studies
  • men and masculinities
  • transgender studies
  • activism

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

Publications 2017 2017

Open Access

Pervot parantumiset ja parantamiset

Wickman, J. F. & Sudenkaarne, T., 13 Oct 2017, In : SQS : Suomen queer-tutkimuksen seuran lehti. 11, 1, p. I-VII 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

Open Access

Activities 2010 2017

  • 2 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 1 Editor of special theme number
  • 1 Types for other activities - Other
  • 1 Oral presentation

SQS : Suomen queer-tutkimuksen seuran lehti (Journal)

Jan Wickman (Editor in chief), Tiia Sudenkaarne (Editor in chief)
1 Jan 201713 Oct 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of special theme number

Teacher tutor

Jan Wickman (Participant)
1 Aug 201730 Mar 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Resistance in Paradises of Equality? Queer Activism in Denmark and Sweden.

Jan Wickman (Speaker)
31 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Lambda nordica. (Journal)

Jan Wickman (Programme Committee Member)
2010 → …

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

Sexualities (Journal)

Jan Wickman (Member of editorial board)
2010 → …

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

Press / Media

Matti Nykänen matched the Finnish self-perception

Jan Wickman


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Den orosfyllda nationella ikonen, Matti Nykänen, död

Jan Wickman


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Why so easy to complain about youth?

Jan Wickman


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media