Jan Wickman

Research activity per year

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