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Press Release

Press Release

Doctoral thesis in Special Education

Eva Staffans
Eva Staffans

M.A. (Ed.) Eva Staffans’ doctoral thesis in Special Education will be put forth for public defence at the Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies at Åbo Akademi University. 

The thesis is entitled Joint Mission or Mission Impossible? Exploring Conditions for Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Teachers’ Work. 

The public defence of the doctoral thesis takes place on 16 June 2023, 1 PM, in Akademisalen, Academill, Rantakatu 2, Vaasa. You can also follow the defence online. Senior Lecturer Gunilla Lindqvist, Uppsala university, Sweden, will serve as opponent and Professor Kristina Ström, Åbo Akademi University, as custos. 

Eva Staffans was born in Vöyri in 1975. She can be reached by phone +358 50 468 4975 or email eva.staffans@abo.fi. 

The doctoral thesis can be read online through the Doria publication archive.  

Click here for a press photo of the doctoral student.  


Instructions on how to follow the doctoral defence remotely

To follow the defence, you need the Zoom software or the Google Chrome browser. You do not need to create a Zoom account to follow the defence. If you install the application, you participate by clicking on the meeting link, after which you should allow the link to open in the Zoom app.