Academic Education

 

2000                                                        

PhD in theatre and drama research

Theatre Academy, Department of Acting

 

2008                                                        

Bachelor of Arts

University of Helsinki

                                          

1996                                                        

Ph.D. student                    

University of Manchester, Department of Sociology, Department of Drama         

                   

1995                                                        

Master of Education

University of Tampere, Department of Education             
              

Other Academic Studies at Master's Level

                                                                

2015                                                        

Master of Arts                   

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Arts
Main subjects: Theatre Research, Creative Writing, Modern Greek language and Literature

 

2010                                                       

Philosophical Counsellor

Critical Open University of Helsinki

 

2007-                                                       

Master of Theology (on going)                                                                                

University of Joensuu,

Faculty of Theology

 

2004-2005                                                                                

University Pedagogy (15 study weeks)

University of Tampere

 

Nominations

 

1.11.2003                                                

Adjunct Professor in Theatre and Drama Research

University of Tampere, Department of Literature and the Arts       

Work Experience

 

2010 - 2015                                           

Specialized Researcher

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

 

2006 - 2010                                            

Senior Lecturer, Dramaturgy

Metropolia, University of Applied Science

                                          

2005 - 2006                                            

Director                                                                                                                                         Theatre Museum, Helsinki

 

2002 - 2005                                          

Professor                                                                                                                                    

Theatre and Drama research

University of Tampere

 

2001-2002                                            

Designer (part time)                                                                                                                   

Theatre Academy, Adult Education

 

1999-2001                                                     

Researcher

NETO (Conditions and Realization of Stage Art) Theatre Academy/Finnish Academy
                                                    

1995 - 1998                                        

Research Assistant, PhD                         

VEST (Doctoral Programme of Performing Arts, Theatre Academy)

 

1994-1995, 1997-1998                                          

Work Consult of Youth Workshops        

the City of Helsinki                                

 

1996 -1997                       

Work Consult for the Teachers                                                                                

Expressive Arts High School, Helsinki

 

1994 - 1995                                             
Researcher

Youth research project 2000
Direct Helena Helve

(Finnish Youth Research Society and Ministry of Education)

 

1993                                      

Researcher                        

Adult Education Project
Direct Marja-Liisa Rauste von Wright

(Finnish National Board of Education)

 

 

Memberships in Academic Organizations

 

                                          

Since 1992                                                Organizer and chairman: various research seminars both in Finnish and English

 

*Referees statements for the research journals

Authority     

 

2007-2010                                                Member of the Board

Thesis - competition at University of applied science in Finland

 

2005                                                         Selecting candidates for the lecturers                                                                  Department of Acting, University of Tampere

 

2005-2006                                                                                 Member of Board              

Nordisk Teater Forsknig (Nordic Theatre Research)

 

2003-2006                                                Authority Member

Narrative theatre project with young people at schools. Organizer: Human resources of Pirkanmaa, RAY

 

2005                                                         Authority Member of Workgroup

Visual Art project.

Organizer: Summer University of Tampere

 

2003-2005                                                Vice Member of Council for the Sciences Department of Literature and Arts, University of Tampere

 

2003-2004                                                Vice Director at the Department of Literature and Arts                    

University of Tampere

 

2003-2004                                                Member of the Board                                                                   Society of Theatre Research in Finland   

                          

2003-2007                                                Member of the Editorial                                                                  Society of Theatre Research in Finland

 

2000-2005                                                Vice member of the Board                                                                    Society of Sciences, Akava, Art Universities.

                                          

2002-2005                                                Member of the Board

VEST (Doctoral programme of performance arts, Theatre Academy)

 

1995-2001                                                Member of the Editorial                                                                       Finnish Youth Research Journal

 

1994-2001                                                Member of the Board                                                                  Society of Youth Research, Helsinki

 

1995-1999                                                Member of the Workgroup - Youths' Europe project. CIMO

 

1993                                                         Student Member of the Council  for the Sciences

University of Tampere, Department of Education

 

1993                                                         Student Member of an evaluation project University of Tampere, department of Education.

 

Other memberships in Cultural Organisations

 

2013-                                                        Member of the Board

                                                                 Writers Society in Helsinki

 

2012-2014                                                Member of the Board

Critical University, Helsinki

 

2009-2014                                                Member of the Board                                                          

                                                                 Artlab Oy, Helsinki

 

                                                                                                                 

Personal Competitive Grants and Stipends for Research, Writing and Artist works

 

2014 University of Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy

2014 Finnish - Greek Society in Helsinki

2013 Committee for Public Information in Finland

2013 Literature Foundation of Werner Söderström Company

2012 Finnish Orthodox Curators' Society

2012 The Finnish Association of non-Fiction Writers

2011 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2009 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2008 Kone Foundation

2006 A. Onassis Foundation (Greece)

2006 Univerity of Tampere

2006 Alfred KordelinFoundation

2006 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2004 Finnish - Greek Society in Helsinki

2004 The Finnish Association of non-Fiction Writers

2002 Theatre Academy

2001 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

2001 City of Hämeenlinna, Artists-fund

2001 Theatre Academy

2001 Finnish Cultural Foundation

2000 Literature Foundation of Werner Söderström Company

1999 Theatre Academy

1998 Arts Promotion Centre in Finland

1997 Sibelius-Academy

1997 Theatre Academy

1996 Finnish Academy

1996 Sibelius-Academy

1996 Theatre Academy

 

 

Recognition

2013 Science Article of Year (with Kontinen et all.) Journal of Adult Education

2013 Influencer by information -prize. Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

2004 "the Best Teacher of Year" -prize. University of Prize http://www.uta.fi/ajankohtaista2/tiedotteet/2004/1106.html

2000 Stipend of PhD work. Academics for Life, University of Arts

1999 Mikkeli Amateur Theatre Festival prize, Peter Høeg's Borderliners

1992 Taekwon-do, Southwest-Finland, best female atlete of year

1992 Taekwon-do, Häme Munincipal, best female atlete of year

A Master piece of Paul Klee