Researcher and project manager at the Swedish Institute for Educational Research, Stockholm, Sweden 2018-(current) Managing systematic research reviews focusing on civic education, critical thinking in social science education and digitalization in adult education.

Head of International Large Scale Assessment, Analysis Department, Swedish National Agency for Education, Stockholm, Sweden 2016-2017 Managing director of data collection, analysis and reporting of ICCS, PIRLS, ePIRLS, TALIS, TIMSS, TIMSS Advanced and PISA in Sweden.

Guest researcher and teacher at Istanbul Boğaziçi University, Turkey 2016, 2018, 2019 (summers) Research on Internet governance and teaching the summer course POLS 477 Media and globalization (2016) and POLS 320 Politics in Asia and the Pacific (2018, 2019, 2021).

Independent researcher (residency scholarship) at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Turkey 2015-2016 Comparative research on contemporary authoritarianism, internet governance and education policy.

Guest researcher at Amsterdam and Leiden University, The Netherlands 2015 (spring) Research on contemporary authoritarianism in the projects Authoritarianism 2.0 at Leiden University and Authoritarianism in a Global Age at Amsterdam University.

PhD researcher, Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden 2009-2014 Research in Political Science focusing on open government initiatives in China.

Researcher (intern), Institute for Growth Analysis, Beijing, China 2009 Research on energy security in China for a Swedish government agency.

Coordination Teamleader, General Electric, Stockholm, Sweden 2005-2009 (on leave in 2008) Directing the coordination of technical service delivery in Scandinavia with a focus on information systems.

Recruiter, Greenpeace, Malmö, Sweden 2005 Face to face recruiting of members for Greenpeace in southern Sweden.

Teacher, Tunaskolan, Lund, Sweden 2000-2002 Substitute teacher at elementary school.

Guitar teacher, Lund, Sweden 1998-2000 Individual instruction for 15 students.


Uppsala University Undergraduate courses in Turkish 2018-2019

Linnaeus University PhD degree in Political Science 2009-2014

Melbourne Deakin University Visiting PhD student in Political Science 2012

University of Ljubljana ECPR Summer School of Experimental methods 2011

National Taiwan Normal University Undergraduate courses in Chinese 2010

Reykjavik University Graduate course in International law 2010

Beijing Language and Culture University Undergraduate courses in Chinese 2008-2009

Shanghai Fudan University Undergraduate courses in Asian Studies 2004

Lund University MA degree in Political Science 1999-2004


Politics in Asia and the Pacific (summer course) Boğaziçi University – Istanbul, Turkey 2018, 2019, 2021

Media and Globalization (summer course) Boğaziçi University – Istanbul, Turkey 2016

The Rise of Modern Asia, entry level, Gothenburg University Gothenburg, Sweden 2013

Comparative Politics, entry level, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

International Relations, entry level, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Comparative East Asian Politics, intermediate level, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden 2012

International Security and Foreign Policy Analysis, intermediate level, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden  2010

English, German and Music, grades 7-9 at elementary school, Tunaskolan Lund, Sweden 2000-2002


Coordinator for NoK Research Council

Report on representations of Asia in Swedish education for Lund University

Report on Turkish education policy for Global Relations Forum


Swedish (native)

English (excellent, TOEFL IBT score 112 of 120)

Chinese (good, PRC BLCU 中级上, ROC TOP 基礎級)

German (elementary)

Spanish (elementary)

Turkish (basic)