UniPID Board 2021-2023

Chair

Tiina Kontinen
Associate Professor
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
University of Jyväskylä
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Vice-Chair

Niina Käyhkö
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Geology
University of Turku
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AALTO UNIVERSITY

Kirsi Kettula (Member)
Head of International Relations
Tel: +358 50 599 9819
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Riina Subra (Vice-Member)
Director, Aalto Global Impact
Aalto University School of Economics
Tel: +358 50 406 6251
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Patrick Shulist (Vice-Member)
Assistant Professor, Sustainability in Business
Aalto University School of Economics
Tel: +358 50 514 6067
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TAMPERE UNIVERSITY

Salla Atkins (Member)
Associate Professor
New Social Research and Global Health Development
Tel: +358 50 437 7398
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Elias Pekkola (Vice-Member)
University Lecturer
School of Management
Tel: +358 50 421 1073
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Eero Palmujoki (Vice-Member)
University Lecturer
School of Management
Tel: +358 50 318 6019
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UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN FINLAND

Irmeli Mustalahti (Member)
Professor
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Joensuu Campus
Tel: +358 50 563 2071
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Arja Erkkilä (Vice-Member)
Docent, Dr.
Department of Public Health, Kuopio Campus
Tel: +358 40 355 2918
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Roseanna Avento (Vice-Member)
Global Development Manager
International Relations
Tel: +358 40 355 3828
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UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

Laura Alakukku (Member)
Vice-dean, Professor
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
Tel: +358 29 415 8682
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Markus Kröger (Member)
Associate Professor, Global development studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
Tel: +358 50 318 5018
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Markus Laitinen (Vice-Member)
Head of Development
University Services
Tel: +358 50 402 8967
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Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki (Vice-Member)
Research Coordinator, Program Director
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science HELSUS
Tel: +358 29 41 57905
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UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ

Tiina Kontinen (Member)
Associate Professor
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Tel: +358 40 485 6718
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Anna Grönlund (Vice-Member)
Head of Internationalization & Higher Education Policy
Tel: +358 50 313 0401
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UNIVERSITY OF LAPLAND

Satu Miettinen (Member)
Vice-dean, Professor
Service Design
Tel: +358 40 484 4367
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Tuija Turunen (Vice-Member)
Dean, Professor
Faculty of Education
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Merja Laitinen (Vice-Member)
Professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
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UNIVERSITY OF OULU

Elina Lehtomäki (Member)
Professor
Faculty of Education
Tel: +358 29 448 3877
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Jarkko Saarinen (Vice-Member)
Professor
Department of Geography
Tel: +358 40 484 0777
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Markku Hokkanen (Vice-Member)
University Lecturer
Faculty of Humanities
Tel: +358 29 448 3239
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UNIVERSITY OF TURKU

Niina Käyhkö (Member)
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Geology
Tel: +358 40 031 0427
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Mika Korkeakoski (Vice-Member)
Development Director
Finland Futures Research Centre
Tel: +358 44 333 3275
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Osku Haapasaari (Vice-Member)
Project Researcher
Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
Tel: +358 50 349 6238
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ÅBO AKADEMI UNIVERSITY

Katarina Frostell (Member)
Project Manager
Institute for Human Rights
Tel: +358 2 215 4751
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Sinikka Suomalainen (Vice-Member)
Education Coordinator
Center for Lifelong Learning
Tel: +358 2 215 4870
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OBSERVER MEMBERS

National Union of University Students in Finland SYL

Sinituuli Suominen (Observer Member)
Development Policy Adviser
Tel: +358 44 780 0220
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David Delahunty (Vice Observer Member)
Kehitysyhteistyöasiain neuvottelukunnan (KENKKU) jäsen
Tel: +358 40 534 4191
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UNU-WIDER - United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research

Milla Nyyssölä (Observer Member)
Research Associate, Dr.
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Lumi Young (Vice Observer Member)
Associate Programme Officer
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