Faculty management

The operations of the faculty are led by the Dean, selected for a four-year term. The Faculty is governed by a multi-member Faculty Council, chaired by the Dean.

Pirjo Hiidenmaa

The dean’s special responsibilities include general administration and contract affairs, research  (excluding coordination of research funding), quality monitoring and bilingualism (excluding when related to teaching).

Assistant Jessica Mildh

  • Vice-dean Jussi Pakkasvirta is the deputy dean and responsible for public engagement, equality affairs, disciplines, international activities and coordination of research funding.
  • Vice-dean Minna Palander-Collin is responsible for academic affairs and bilingualism in teaching.
Markku
Kangaspuro
Research Director
Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies
Field of science Other humanities, History and Archaeology, Political History

Jussi
Pakkasvirta
Professor
Department of Cultures
Field of science Other humanities, History and Archaeology, Political History, Political science, Global Development Studies

MV
Martti
Vainio
Professor
Department of Digital Humanities
Field of science Phonetics

Hanna
Lehti-Eklund
Professor
Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies
Field of science Languages

Minna
Palander-Collin
Professor
Department of Languages
Field of science Languages

Niklas
Jensen-Eriksen
Professor
Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies
Field of science History and Archaeology