professor at Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre
I am professor in ecclesiology, with a special focus on the study of Christian social practice (diakonia) and on liturgy. Most of my research has in one way or another included a gender perspective.
Also available at
My research concerns ongoing changes in church and society, with a special focus on gender. My doctoral thesis from 2001 is about feminism and liturgy from an ecclesiological perspective. In 2010 I published a study on changes in the liturgical life of Church of Sweden 1968-2008. Presently I am working on a study on gender and diaconia in latemodern Europe.
For several years I was the director of the research institute which is now called Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre. I was involved in developing and monitoring of several international research projects on the role of religion in welfare. I was also part of the group of researchers that launched the ongoing program Impact of Religion. Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy.
Please contact the directory administrator for the organization (department or similar) to correct possible errors in the information.