Organisation and staff

Liubov Borisova

post doctoral at Department of Sociology, Faculty

+4618-471 7682
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsv. 3H

Postal address:
Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Postdoctoral researcher in health sociology at the Department of Sociology since September 2015.

Research interests: determinants and definitions of health, health care systems, socio-economic development of post-Communist societies, quantitative methods.

Teaching: Qualitative methods (MA), Quantitative methods (PhD), Masters' Seminars, Sociology of Health and Medicine (MA, PhD), Quality of Life: Theory and Applications (MA).

Drop-in: Mondays 11:00-12:00, other time by appointment.

Keywords: quantitative methods health sociology public health central and eastern europe socio-economic determinants of health health economics

Also available at

My courses


2015 - present time: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University

2013-2015: Researcher at the Stockholm Centre on Health in Societies in Transition, School of Social Sciences, Södertörn University, Sweden. Parental leave (100%) July 2014-August 2015.

2009 – 2013: PhD in Sociology (field: health sociology), Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Jacobs University Bremen (in cooperation with Universität Bremen, Germany). Title: European Health Divide Revisited: Health in Transition Countries and Beyond. Defended: 27 September 2013, with distinction.

2007 – 2009: International Master in Economy, State and Society (IMESS), Economics and Business (with reference to Eastern Europe and Russia), School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, United Kingdom and Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

2006 – 2007: MA European Affairs (Politics), Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden.

2002–2006: BA Political Science, Faculty of Applied Political Science, National Research University – Higher School of Economics (NRU-HSE), Moscow, Russia.


Please contact the directory administrator for the organization (department or similar) to correct possible errors in the information.