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Curriculum vitae

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

University Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Aug 2015 - ongoing
 
• Team leader in the Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through education’ (since 2013)
 

University Researcher, University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Dec 2011–Aug 2014, May 2015-

  • Visiting Researcher, 2012–2014 (an honorary appointment), Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, UK.

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Jul 2007 – Dec 2011

University Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Department of Education, Oct 2006 – Jun 2007

Doctoral Student, University of Helsinki, Department of Education, 2002–2006

Human Resource Development (HRD) Manager/Consultant, Nokia, 1997–2002. Focus Areas: Strategic competence management and development, management & leadership development, planning and implementing of personnel training, teaching and team building activities.

 

RESEARCH LEADERSHIP

I have cultivated my academic leadership by running my own research group ‘Diversification and equality in higher education’ (DIVIDE) http://www.helsinki.fi/kasvatustieteet/divide-sig/ and by co-establishing the ‘Rhizome of Critical Studies in the Education of Adults’ network and ‘AGORA for the study of social justice and equality in education’, led by Prof. Kristiina Brunila http://blogs.helsinki.fi/agora-sje/about-us/.

I am a team leader of ‘Politics & Governance in Justice through Education’ team at the Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through education in the Nordic countries’ (JustEd NCoE, 2013 – 2018), led by Prof. Gunilla Holm, University of Helsinki and funded by NordForsk. http://blogs.helsinki.fi/just-ed/. Moreover, I am a co-convener of Politics of Education and Education Policy Studies, NERA Network 21, since 2015 and a board Member of Adult Education Research Association (Aikuiskasvatuksen tutkimusseura), since 2010.

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences

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

Publications 2003 2018

Access and Stratification in Nordic Higher Education. A review of cross-cutting research themes and issues

Isopahkala-Bouret, U., Börjesson, M., Beach, D., Haltia, N., Jónasson, J. T., Jauhiainen, A., Jauhiainen, A., Kosunen, S., Nori, H. & Vabø, A., 2018, In : Education Inquiry. 9, 1, p. 142-154 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access
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Stratification through a binary degree structure in Finnish higher education

Isopahkala-Bouret, U., 2018, Universities and the Production of Elites: Discources. Policies, and Strategies of Excellence and Stratification in Higher Education. Bloch, R., Mitterle, A., Paradeise, C. & Peter, T. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 83-101 19 p. (Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

The academic–vocational divide in three Nordic countries: implications for social class and gender

Nylund, M., Rosvall, P-Å., Eiríksdóttir, E., Holm, A-S., Isopahkala-Bouret, U., Niemi, A-M. & Ragnarsdóttir, G., 22 Mar 2018, In : Education Inquiry. 9, 1, p. 97-121 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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”Pitää joku hyötynäkökulmakin olla olemassa” Tietokapitalistinen vaikuttavuuspuhe tutkijakoulutettavien subjektiviteettia muokkaamassa

Hannukainen, K. & Isopahkala-Bouret, U., 1 May 2018, In : Tiedepolitiikka. 43, 1, p. 7-17 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Benefits of higher education in mid-life: A life course agency perspective

Isopahkala-Bouret, U., 2017, In : Journal of adult and continuing education. 23, 1, p. 15-31 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2008 2021

Activities 2004 2016

  • 8 Academic visit to other institution
  • 6 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 2 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 2 Supervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Jon Torfi Jonasson

Ulpukka Anna-Liisa Isopahkala-Bouret (Host), Gunilla Holm (Host)
25 Jan 201613 Mar 2016

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Mykolas Romeris University

Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret (Visiting lecturer)
20 Jan 201326 Jan 2013

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Väitöskirjan ohjaus

Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret (Supervisor)
2012 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

University of Surrey

Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret (Visiting researcher)
9 Dec 201214 Dec 2012

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Väitöskirjan ohjaus

Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret (Supervisor)
2012 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis