The executive responsibility for the work at the department is carried out by the Head of the Department (Michael Gähler) and the Deputy Head of the Department (Anna Lund). The Head of the Department is assisted by, the administrative manager (Thomas Nordgren), the director of studies for undergraduate and master level (Peter Åkerbäck), the director of graduate studies (Sunnee Billingsley) and the assistant director of studies of undergraduate and master level (Anna Borén) and the assistant director of studies at first, second and PhD level (Anna-Carin Haag).

The Department board makes decisions on strategic matters, operational guidelines, course syllabi, course readings, admission of PhD students, and appointments of permanent staff.

The Department board meets once a month.

Members of the board of the Department of Sociology, 2021-2023



Faculty representatives

Representatives of administrative and technical staff

Representatives of related research institutes (SCORE, SOFI)

Doctoral students representatives

Undergraduate student representatives

  • Ely Strömberg
  • Erica Magnell
  • Isabella Råhlén (deputy)