Tenure track professors
Three assistant/associate professors (tenure track) form the backbone of Åbo Akademi University’s Minority Studies research profile. They are:
Magnus Hellström Associate Professor in The Sea 1.9.2018-31.8.2022 at the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Nina Tynkkynen Associate Professor in The Sea 1.8.2018-31.7.2022 at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business, and Economics.
Dr. Tynkkynen holds a doctorate in administrative sciences from the University of Tampere and the title of docent (environmental policy) at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on marine environmental governance and the politics of environmental knowledge, including questions related to public engagement in knowledge production and science—policy interface. She is also interested in the dynamics of international environmental politics. Currently she leads the research project Living with the Baltic Sea in a changing climate: Environmental heritage and the circulation of knowledge, funded by the Academy of Finland (2018-2022). Tynkkynen has a solid publication record, including papers in the leading international journals such as Environmental Politics, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Environmental Policy and Governance and Marine Policy, and a monograph by Edward Elgar.
Anna Törnroos-Remes Assistant Professor in The Sea 1.8.2018-31.7.2021 at the Faculty of Science and Engineering.