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. Nuorten uratoiveet korva-, nenä- ja kurkkutautien erikoisalalla

    Wickman, A., Kentala, E., Riska, E., Parmanne, P. & Aaltonen, L-M. 2017 In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 72, 43, p. 2446-2450 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Väinö Österberg: Go west, young man

    Riska, E. K. 2017 Jakten på innovationer: Finlandssvenska tekniker: Det åttonde bandet. Juselius, B. (ed.). Helsingfors: TEKNISKA FÖRENINGEN I FINLAND, Vol. 8, p. 50-61 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

  3. Hälsa och samhälle: Ett fyrtioårs perspektiv

    Riska, E. K. 2015 Helsingfors. 15 p. (SSKH Notat; no. 2/2015)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

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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.

    Riska, E. (Speaker)
    29 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens möte

    Riska, E. (Speaker)
    22 May 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Journal)

    Riska, E. (Reviewer)
    2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Education

Professor Emerita

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