Maria Moberg StephensonTitle: Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
Phone: +46 19 301285
About Maria Moberg Stephenson
Maria Moberg Stephenson has a PhD in Social Work. She has previous training in Social Anthropology and Anthropology and Cultural Politics.
Maria Moberg Stephenson's research focuses on young people who have applied for asylum in Sweden without legal guardians and are placed in kinship care with relatives or other people within their kinship networks. She studies constructions of the young people's situations and needs, and what consequences the constructions can have for social work. She also studies the young people's own perspectives on place, relationships, everyday life, and belonging.
Her research interests involve migration, youth research, belonging, citizenship, borders, place, transnational perspectives and critical social work.
Maria Moberg Stephenson teaches at the social work programme, currently in term 1, 2 and 5. She also supervises bachelor dissertations.
Maria Moberg Stephenson is an active member in Social Work in Times of Migration – a National Research Network, which is a network with 25 researchers and PhD students from different universities in Sweden studying social work and migration.