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Monika Berg

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 303672

Room: F3277

Monika Berg

Research Subject

Research environments

  • Center for Environmental and Sustainability Social Science (CESSS)

About Monika Berg

Monika Berg is associate professor in sociology and has a doctoral degree in political science. She is part of the Environmental Sociology Section at Örebro University.

Research

Monika Berg current research focus on environmental policy, the interaction between science and policy and the handling of ethical conflicts when governing society towards a sustainable transition. In addition Berg has recently headed a research project on the organisation of the welfare state and its implications for institutional trust.

Berg received her PhD in Political Science at Örebro University. Her thesis is within the field of policy studies and explores the dynamics of policy formation, with a particular focus on problem formulation and knowledge usage. The empirical focus is on the policy field of local crime prevention and safety policy in Sweden.

Teaching

Monika Berg currently teaches on sustainable development and on the organisation and development of the welfare state.