Deputy Vice-chancellor Dieter Müller is responsible for research and outreach within the social sciences and the humanities at Umeå University.

Fredrik Gärling, administrator, study

Directory Co-ordinator Web Master Administrator


Gunnar Lantz, postgraduate student

Work Environment Representative

Economic History

Heather Mackay is a geographer working at the intersection between agriculture, food, health and livelihoods in the context of African cities.

Magnus Lindmark, professor

Equal Opportunities Representative

Economic History

Maria Lindström, administrator, study

Administrator Directory Co-ordinator

Economic History

Urban Lindgren, professor

Assistant Head of Department Deputy Head of Department


Head of Department Kerstin Westin
Assistant Head of Department Helen Strömberg
Urban Lindgren
Deputy Head of Department Urban Lindgren
Director of Studies Thomas Pettersson
Director of Studies
Örjan Pettersson
Director of studies
Student Counsellor Hans Jörgensen
Student Counsellor
Håkan Appelblad
Student Counsellor
Administrator Fredrik Gärling
Lotta Brännlund
Maria Lindström
IT Co-ordinator Erik Bäckström
IT Manager
Directory Co-ordinator Bo Segerstedt
Erik Bäckström
Fredrik Gärling
Maria Lindström
Web Master Fredrik Gärling
Work Environment Representative Gunnar Lantz
Örjan Pettersson
Fire Safety Representative Ewa Axelsson
Equal Opportunities Representative Charlotta Hedberg
Magnus Lindmark

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