Helena Blomberg-Kroll


    Research areas

  • 5142 Social policy - Nordic countries, Welfare state, Nordic Model, Social service, Nordic welfare states, Power, Media, Integration, Immigrants, Welfare, Welfare policy, values and attitudes
  • 5145 Social work - Nordic countries, Professions, Social services, welfare state, popular attitudes, social workers' perceptions of social problems, comparative studies , the welfare state in media, stress , well-being

Description of research and teaching


  • Tackling Inequalities in Time of Austerity. Scientific coordinator for WP 4: Moral and Political Economy of Inequality, The Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland (May 2015-December 2017)
  • Power Shifts in Agenda Setting – The Making and the Challenging of the Finnish Competition State (POSH) (FA, 2010-2013)
  • In English >>

  • Welfare Attitudes in a Changing Europe (FA, 2009-2011)
    In Swedish >>

  • Challenging power - Equality, Diversity and the Integration of Ethnic and National Minorities in Finland (FA, 2007-2010)
    In English >>

  • Samnordiska spetsforskningsenheten
    The Nordic Welfare State - Historical Foundations and Future Challenges (NordWel)
    In English >>

  • Nordiska socialarbetares arbetsvillkor och uppfattningar om socialt arbete
    In Swedish >>

  • Kommunalt individinriktat socialt arbete i fyra nordiska huvudstadsområden
    In Swedish >>

Social Work and Social Policy at SSKH


Latest publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    The perceived legitimacy of a basic income among Finnish food aid recipients

    Linnanvirta, S. K., Kroll, K. C. & Blomberg-Kroll, H. K., 5 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Social Welfare. 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. On the changing frontline of welfare delivery: views on social assistance recipients among Finnish frontline workers

    Blomberg, H. K., Kroll, K. C. & Kallio, J. M., 2018, In : The journal of poverty and social justice. 26, 2, p. 263-280 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. What Politicians Look for in the News and How That Affects Their Behavior: A Uses and Gratifications Approach to Political Agenda Setting

    Vesa, J., Blomberg, H., Kroll, C. & Van Aelst, P., 2018, In : International Journal of Communication. 12, p. 4158-4177 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Supervision of doctoral thesis

    Helena Blomberg-Kroll (Supervisor)
    1 Dec 201831 Dec 2018

    Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  2. Lund University (External organisation)

    Helena Blomberg-Kroll (Expert member)
    Dec 2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

  3. Nordic Social Work Conference FORSA/NOUSA 2018

    Helena Blomberg-Kroll (Speaker: Keynote)
    23 Nov 2018

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

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Latest prizes

  1. Årets föreläsare (Lecturer of the Year)

    Helena Blomberg-Kroll (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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