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Personal profile

Research interests

Linda Maria Laaksonen (M.A. education, special education & BSSc sociology) works as a PhD researcher at the University of Helsinki. Her research interests lie in questions of social justice, educational choices and experiences of students with diverse backgrounds. She is part of the research group Social Studies in Urban Education (SURE). Previously she has worked in projects focused on educational transitions, educational support and special education, upper secondary education, education of students with migrant backgrounds, gender and social class.


Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 5141 Sociology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.