Miia

Degrees

Current Position and Employer

Previous Employers

Extended Research Visits

Editorial Assignments

Papers Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals with Impact Factors (IFs) when Greater Than 2 (see Google Scholar for citing statistics)

  1. Welfare Problems and Social Exclusion among Immigrants in Sweden. European Sociological Review, 21, 73-89, 2005. (IF: 4.099)
  2. Accumulation of Welfare Problems in a Longitudinal Perspective. Social Indicators Research, 88, 311-327, 2008, with Björn Halleröd. (IF: 2.935)
  3. Increasing Inequality in Social Exclusion Occurrence: The Case of Sweden During 1979-2003. Social Indicators Research, 97, 299-323, 2010. (IF: 2.935)
  4. Cumulative Disadvantage and Connections Between Welfare Problems. Social Indicators Research, 103, 443-464, 2011. (IF: 2.935)
  5. Burned Out to Drop Out: Exploring the Relationship Between School Burnout and School DropoutEuropean Journal of Psychology of Education, 28, 511-528, 2013, with Katariina Salmela-Aro. (IF: 2.821)
  6. Externalising and Internalising Problem Behaviour among Swedish Adolescent Boys and Girls. International Journal of Social Welfare, 24, 182-192, 2015.
  7. Social Influence and the Matthew Mechanism: The Case of an Artificial Cultural Market. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 412, 113-119, 2014, with Mikael Bask. (IF: 3.263)
  8. Accumulation and Persistence of Welfare Problems over Time. Social Indicators Research, 125, 757-770, 2016. (IF: 2.935)
  9. Patterns of Psycho-Social Distress among Ageing Swedes. Journal of Population Ageing, 8, 261-278, 2015.
  10. Cumulative (Dis)advantage and the Matthew Effect in Life-Course Analysis. PLOS ONE, 10 (11) e0142447, 2015, with Mikael Bask. (IF: 3.240)
  11. Psychiatric Diagnoses as Grounds for Disability Pension among Former Child Welfare Clients. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 8, 365-381, 2017, with Mika Gissler, Ari Hautakoski and Tiina Ristikari.
  12. Growing Up in Economic Hardship: The Relationship Between Childhood Social Assistance Recipiency and Early Adulthood Obstacles. International Journal of Social Welfare, 30, 130-139, 2021, with Mika Gissler, Pasi Haapakorva and Tiina Ristikari.
  13. Depressive Symptoms in Higher Education Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Containment Measures. European Journal of Public Health, 32, 481-487, 2022, with Veerle Buffel, Sarah Van de Velde and 12 Co-Authors. (IF: 4.424)
  14. Political Stringency, Infection Rates, and Higher Education Students’ Adherence to Government Measures in the Nordic Countries and the UK During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Outbreak. Preventive Medicine, 164, 107245, 2022, with Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff and 11 Co-Authors. (IF: 4.637)

Book Chapter

Pathways to Educational Attainment in Middle Adulthood: The Role of Gender and Parental Educational Expectations in Adolescence, with Lars R. Bergman, Laura Ferrer-Wreder and Katariina Salmela-Aro. Chapter 17 in Gender Differences in Aspirations and Attainment: A Life Course Perspective, edited by Jacquelynne S. Eccles and Ingrid Schoon. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Academic Assignments

Current Ph.D. Students

Research Grants

Supervision of Bachelor and Master Theses

Teaching Experiences

Introductory Sociology (Comparative Social Policy; seminars): Fall 2007
Introductory Sociology (Comparative Social Welfare; seminars): Fall 2007
Introductory Sociology (Sociology A and Social Psychology A; lectures and seminars): Fall 2007
Introductory Sociology (Sociology A and Social Psychology A; lectures and seminars): Spring 2008

Advanced Sociology (Master-level course; Living Conditions and Social Problems; lectures and seminars): Spring 2008

Introductory Social Psychology (Introduction; lectures and seminars): Spring 2012
Introductory Social Psychology (Investigating Social Interactions; lectures, seminars and supervision): Spring 2012
Introductory Social Psychology (Methods; lectures, seminars and supervision): Fall 2011
Introductory Social Psychology (Understanding Social Interactions; lectures and seminars): Spring 2012

Introductory Sociology (Interaction in Everyday Life; lectures and seminars): Spring 2012
Introductory Sociology (Research Process; supervision): Spring 2012

Advanced Social Work (Quantitative Methods; lectures, data laboratories and supervision): Spring 2012

Advanced Sociology (Sociology and Social Psychology; Quantitative Methods; lectures and data laboratories): Spring 2011
Advanced Sociology (Sociology and Social Psychology; Quantitative Methods; lectures and data laboratories): Spring 2012

Introductory Sociology (Methods in the Social Sciences; censor): Fall 2014
Introductory Sociology (Social Science Perspectives; censor): Fall 2014
Introductory Sociology (Sociological Theory: Classical Perspectives; censor): Fall 2012
Introductory Sociology (Sociological Theory: Classical Perspectives; censor): Spring 2013

Intermediate Sociology (Welfare and Inequality; lectures): Spring 2013

Advanced Sociology (Sociological Theory: Modern Perspectives; lectures): Fall 2012
Advanced Sociology (Sociological Theory: Modern Perspectives; censor and lectures): Spring 2013
Advanced Sociology (Sociological Theory: Modern Perspectives; lectures): Spring 2015

Advanced Sociology (Master-level course; Methods: Statistical Analysis; lectures and data laboratories): Spring 2015
Advanced Sociology (Master-level course; Welfare, Inequality and Life-Course; lectures): Fall 2014

Intermediate Sociology (Quantitative Methods; data laboratories): Fall 2017

First-Semester Course in Social Work (seminars): Fall 2018
First-Semester Course in Social Work (seminars): Spring 2019

Fifth-Semester Course in Social Work (seminars): Fall 2018

Introductory Sociology (Quantitative Methods; lectures and seminars): Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Intermediate Sociology (Quantitative Methods; lectures, seminars and data laboratories): Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Advanced Sociology (Quantitative Methods; lectures and data laboratories): Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Quantitative Methods (lectures, seminars and data laboratories): Fall 2021

Theory of Science (one lecture and one seminar): Spring 2020, Spring 2022

Introduction to Computational Social Science (one lecture and one seminar): Spring 2022

Selected Administrative Experiences

Experiences to Communicate with the Surrounding Society

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