Anna-Liisa Heusala


    Research areas

  • 517 Political science - Organization studies, Comprehensive security, Migration, Societal Transformations

Description of research and teaching

I am political scientist whose work concentrates on the connections between security policy, organizations and societal change. I am currently involved in the research project 'Migration, Shadow Economy and Parallel Legal Orders in Russia' where we investigate the effects of Central Asian job-related migration on Russia´s societal change. I teach in the International Master´s Program in Russian Studies.

Further information on the affiliationUniversity Lecturer /Yliopistonlehtori 1.1.2017- Senior researcher / Vanhempi tutkija, 1.5.2012-31.12.2016

Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Globalized Administrative Change in Russia /Course “Choices of Russian Modernization”

    Heusala, A-L. 2017

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  2. Russian security policy - Research in Finland and development trends in Russia

    Heusala, A-L., Pyykönen, E. & Kivinen, M. J. 27 Oct 2016 Helsinki: Prime Minister's Office. 56 p. (Publications of the Government's analysis, assessment and research activities; vol. 48)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  3. Venäjän turvallisuuspolitiikka - tutkimus Suomessa ja kehitystrendit Venäjällä

    Heusala, A-L., Pyykönen, E. & Kivinen, M. J. 27 Oct 2016 Helsinki: Valtioneuvoston kanslia. 56 p. (Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja; vol. 39)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Latest activities

  1. NATO Head Quarters

    Heusala, A. (Visiting researcher)
    18 Oct 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionNon-academic visit to other institution

  2. The Sociological Institute /St. Petersburg, Russian Academy of Sciences

    Heusala, A. (Visiting researcher)
    5 Oct 201715 Oct 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionAcademic visit to other institution

  3. 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations

    Heusala, A. (Speaker: Presenter)
    13 Sep 201716 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest projects

  1. MISHA: Migration, Shadow Economy and Parallel Legal Orders in Russia

    Heusala, A., Aitamurto, K. & Urinboyev, R.


    Project: Research project_Research

  2. The Development of National Security in Russia and Finland's choices

    Heusala, A., Kivinen, M. & Pyykönen, E.

    The Prime Minister´s Office


    Project: Research projectCommissioned research

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