Asgeir TryggvasonTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303857
About Asgeir Tryggvason
Ásgeir Tryggvason is a senior lecturer and PhD in education at Örebro University.
In his research he explores the role of emotions/passions, identities and conflicts in citizenship education. His is interested in questions about “the political” in education and has written about agonism and populism as educational approaches to the "the political". Currently he has been writing about the role of political emotions in environmental and sustainability education.
He is a member of the research group ESERGO and is also active in the international research group Public Pedagogy and Sustainability Challenges. During 2015-2020 he was a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Utbildning & Demokrati [Education & Democracy].
Since 2011 he has been teaching at the teacher education program, mainly on courses about curriculum theory and didactics (Didaktik).