Elianne Riska

Person

Description of research and teaching

Research fields

  • Sociology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of professions

Current Research projects

  • Gender and the medical profession
  • Gender and health

Employment

  • Academy Professor, Academy of Finland, 1997-2002
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Health and Community Studies, De Montfort University, U.K., 1998-2002
  • von Willebrand-Fahlbeck Professor in Sociology and statistics, Åbo Academy University, 1985-2004
  • Researcher, Social Insurance Institution of Finland, Research Institute for Social Security , 1981-1985
  • Assistant and Associate Professor of Sociology, Michigan State University, USA, 1974-1981

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Further information on the affiliationProfessor emerita, Swedish School of Social Science

Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. A Finnish Narrative of the Manufacturing Industry in the Midwest in the Mid-1930s

    Riska, E. K., 2019, Transnational Finnish Mobilities: Proceedings of Finnforum XI. Leinonen, J. & Kostiainen, A. (eds.). Turku: Migration Institute of Finland, p. 105-118 14 p. (Research ; no. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Women physicians: How culture and structure influence women’s career opportunies

    Riska, E. K., 2018, Sphinx: Yearbook 2017-2018 of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. Janhunen, J. (ed.). Vasa: Grano Oy, p. 17-25 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  3. Health professions and occupations

    Riska, E. K., 1 Jun 2017, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Ritzer, G. (ed.). 2nd ed. Malden: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. , p. 1-4 4 p.

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Latest activities

  1. Women physicians in the Nordic countries: A fifty year’s perspective on gender equality and the welfare state.

    Elianne Riska (Speaker)
    29 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens möte

    Elianne Riska (Speaker)
    22 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Journal)

    Elianne Riska (Reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

Professor Emerita

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