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Visiting scholars

The Department of Gender Studies have had the pleasure of hosting various guest researchers through the years. Here we list researchers who have been at the department between 2015 and now.

guest researchers
Illustration: Sarah Hirani

Current visiting scholars

Professor Ulrika Dahl, Uppsala University, Sweden. 

Ulrika Dahl is Professor at the Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University, and an anti-racist fem(me)inist writer. Her research is within Nordic intersectional and interdisciplinary queer and gender studies with special focus on critical whiteness studies, assisted reproduction technologies, queer kinship, affect, feminist theory.

Learn more about Professor Ulrika Dahl's research. 

Professor Yutaka Sato, Tsuru University, Japan. 

Yutaka Sato is a Professor at the Department of Comparative Study of Cultures, Tsuru University, Japan. He earned his PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on the theme of the role and limitations of NGOs in collectivising women in a slum sanitation programme in Ahmedabad, India. 

Learn more about Professor Yutaka Sato's research. 

Lukas Bullock, Doctoral student, Kentucky University, USA. 

Lukas is a Doctoral student in the Gender & Women’s Studies department at the University of Kentucky. Lukas doctoral project focuses on applying intersectional approaches to understanding how Swedish state feminism is formed, enacted, and perceived both domestically and transnationally. 

Learn more about Doctoral student Lukas Bullock's research

Short term visits 

  • Fancesca Maiorano, Doctoral student, University of Turin, Italy.
  • Irene Pollini, Doctoral student, University of Trento, Italy. 

Previous visiting scholars


  • Pedro Silveira Martins, Doctoral student, Sociology, Autonomous University of Barcelona. 
  • Lærke Vidlyng, Doctoral Student, Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen
  • Sama Khosravi Ooryad, Doctoral student, Department of Cultural Sciences, University of Gothenburg. 


  • Jack Halberstam, Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
  • Charlotte Kroløkke, Professor, Department of Language, Culture, History and Communication, University of Southern Denmark. 
  • Penelope Sanchez, Doctoral student, Department of Social Anthropology, Granada University. 
  • Tuoko Vaahera, Doctoral student, University of Helsinki. 


Nadine Fernandez, Professor, Department of Social Science & Public Affairs, Empire State University.  

Elif Uyar

Mónica Andrea Cabarcas Rivera 

Mia Liinason, Professor, Department of Cultural Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Müge Özoğlu

Maryna Shevtsova


Nadine Fernandez, Professor, Department of Social Science & Public Affairs, Empire State University.  

Elif Uyar 

Mónica Andrea Cabarcas Rivera 


Ekatherina Zhukova 

Ezgi Pehlivanli Kadayifici 

Erman Örsan Yetiş 

Katarina Kehl

Jack Halberstam

Noura Alkahlili 


Nargiza Arjevanidze

Ewa Manzyncka

Gracia Moreno 

Max van Middle

Irene Padavic

Lindsey Feitz


Fatemeh Hamedanian

Gerald Coll Planas

Chai-Ling Yang

Suvi Keskinen

Aniditta Datta


Anindita Majumdar

Jayakumari Devika

Laura Zambelli



Want to visit the department?

Visiting Scholars are academics in other institutions who for a shorter or longer period conduct research at the department.

We particularly like to encourage applications from people whose work explores the department’s current priority research themes. We usually have two to three long term visitors per annum.

Contact head of research, professor Mia Liinason (for information).

Mia Liinason 
Research Responsible
E-mail: mia [dot] liinason [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se
Phone: +46 46 222 97 74

Mia Liinason. Foto.