Björn JohanssonTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
Phone: +46 19 303502
About Björn Johansson
Björn Johansson became PhD in sociology on the thesis "Fighting for recognition - A study in the dynamics of street violence" at Örebro University in 2001. In 2003 he became Senior Lecturer in Social Work. In 2015, he became Associate Professor in Social Work.
His research focuses mainly on children’s and adolescents' experiences and consequences of violence, school bullying and other forms of degrading treatment, as well as questions on evaluations of and the evidence of promotive, preventive and remedial interventions in school. In recent years he has also been working on research related to school absenteeism and school dropouts.
He teaches mainly scientific theory and research method in social work, and supervise and examine papers and essays at all levels. He also supervises doctoral candidates in social work. Bjorn is also project manager for the project Collaboration to promote school attendance within the university's strategic initiative Teacher education for tomorrow.
Networks and collaborations
Björn Johansson has also ongoing collaborations with researchers, professionals and NGOs working with questions related to school bullying.
Björn has been a member of Prince Carl Philip and the Princess Sofia Foundation's Expert Council hate and bullying online since 2016.
Member of the Organizing Committee of the World Anti-Bullying Forum - WABF.
Member of the Swedish Research Council's Educational Science Committee (UVK), evaluation group UV-1 - Social aspects of education.
Since 2015, Björn has had extensive research and evaluation collaboration with the Friends International Centre Against Bullying.