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Maria Brandén. Foto: Clément Morin/Stockholms universitet.

Maria Brandén

Researcher, Docent

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Works at Department of Sociology
Email maria.branden@sociology.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
Room B 881
Postal address Sociologiska institutionen, Demografiska avdelningen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Maria Brandén has a PhD in Sociological Demography and is employed as a researcher at the Department of Sociology. She teaches the undergraduate course “Samhälle och befolkningsfrågor”. In addition to her employment at the Department, she is a lecturer at the Institute for Analytical Sociology at Linköping University. Maria Brandén is currently involved in four research projects at the Department. (1) She is project investigator of a project funded by Vetenskapsrådet, which concerns how contextual factors matter for social mobility, ”Äpplen som faller långt från träden – barndomens sociala kontext och dess betydelse för social mobilitet”. (2) She does research on geographical distance between children and non-resident parents within the project “Shared Physical Custody in Sweden: Development, determinants, stability and outcomes of a new form of family organization” (PI: Jani Turunen). (3) She is responsible for a work package on immigrants’ educational trajectories within the large-scale research project “Immigrant Trajectories: Geographical Mobility, Family Careers, Employment, Education, and Social Insurance in Sweden, 1990-2016” (PI: Bo Malmberg). Finally, she (4) does research on neighbourhood polarization within a large-scale project called “Lyckliga gatan? Geografisk polarisering och social sammanhållning i dagens Sverige” (PI: Bo Malmberg). Selected outlet during 2018 includes participation in the 2018 annual meeting of the Population Association of America; writing a report on neighbourhood effects for LO which she presented at one of their seminars.

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Last updated: April 17, 2019

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