• Kampusranta 9 C, FRAMI 2. krs



1995 …2021
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Personal profile

External positions

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)

1 Jan 2018 → …


  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • Sustainability science
  • Rural entrepreneurship
  • Landscape ecology
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Conservation Conflicts

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

Publications 1995 2019

Empowered by stigma? Pioneer organic farmers' stigma management strategies

Lähdesmäki, M. R., Siltaoja, M., Luomala, H., Puska, P. & Kurki, S. P., 2019, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 65, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Erätalouden kehittäminen Suomessa

Pohja-Mykrä, M. K. & Kurki, S. P., 24 May 2018, 6 p. Valtioneuvoston kanslia.

Research output: Other contributionResearch

Erätalouteen liittyvän yritystoiminnan nykytila ja kehittämisedellytykset

Pohja-Mykrä, M. K., Matilainen, A-M. K., Kujala, S. M., Hakala, O. H., Harvio, V., Törmä, H. K. & Kurki, S. P., 24 May 2018, Valtioneuvoston kanslia. 203 p. (Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja julkaisutoiminta; vol. 2018, no. 40)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access

Sweet taste of prosocial status signaling: When eating organic foods makes you happy and hopeful

Puska, P., Kurki, S., Lähdesmäki, M., Siltaoja, M. & Luomala, H., 1 Feb 2018, In : Appetite. 121, p. 348-359 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Hunting cultures and the 'northern periphery': Exploring their relationship in Scotland and Finland

Watts, D., Matilainen, A., Kurki, S. P., Keskinarkaus, S. & Hunter, C., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 54, p. 255-265 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2001 2021

Carbon free South Savo

Kurki, S., Kujala, S., Hakala, O. & Törmä, H.


Project: Research project


Ruokasektorin koordinaatiohanke

Kurki, S. & Rutanen, J.


Project: Other project

Expertise and Employment Network

Kurki, S. & Rutanen, J.


Project: Other project


Artturi Leinonen kulttuuripalkinto

Sami Kurki (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2002 2017

Samantha Hillyard

Sami Kurki (Host)
17 Sep 201714 Oct 2017

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Valio Oy (External organisation)

Sami Kurki (Member)
2016 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role of body in private company/organisation

Väitöskirjan esitarkastus

Sami Kurki (Pre-examiner)
2015 → …

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

University of Minnesota, Carlson Business School

Sami Kurki (Visiting researcher)
3 Nov 201413 Nov 2014

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Examination of doctoral dissertation

Sami Kurki (Pre-examiner)

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Press / Media

Ruralia-instituutissa tutkitaan elintarvikeketjun pullonkauloja

Gun Wirtanen, Sami Kurki & Nina Harjunpää


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Maaseudut ja kaupungit - yhdessä kestävämpiä

Torsti Hyyryläinen & Sami Kurki


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media