Hanna Wass is a Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Helsinki responsible for societal interaction, equality and sustainability. She is an internationally recognized expert in health and political behavior. She has led work packages in national and international projects, supported by over 5 million EUR funding from the Academy of Finland, the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the European Commission. She is a founding member of the Finnish Election Study Consortium and has served as a co-PI in the 2015 and 2019 modules. Her work has been published in several leading journals such as Political Research Quarterly, Electoral Studies, and the European Journal of Political Research. She is a co-author of the book Health and Political Engagement, published by Routledge in 2017.