Erik AnderssonTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303564
About Erik Andersson
Andersson has a Ph D in education. He has worked as a teacher in secondary education and has for a long time been working in different types of teacher education programs. Andersson is associate professor in education (docent).
Anderssons research takes place within the field of political socialization, citizenship/civic education, youth policy, political participation, environmental and sustainability education, and public pedagogy. His research is directed towards conditions for and processes of youth political socialization, communication, and participation in different educational settings (e.g. sports, school, social media, youth policy).
Andersson also conduct research within the field of school improvement, teachers professional learning and educational leadership. Theoretically he is influenced by agonism and pragmatism, building on the works of John Dewey, Hannah Arendt and Chantal Mouffe.
Andersson is a participant of the research environment SMED (Studies in Meaning-making in Educational Discourses) (Örebro University), the research group ESERGO (Environmental and Sustainability Education Research Group Örebro) and ReShape (Research in sport, health and physical education), and the research environment Education & Democracy (Örebro University).