Project manager at the Living History Forum, Stockholm, Sweden 2023 (temporary). Government initiative to develop tools and resources to promote democracy learning in Swedish education.

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.


Undergraduate courses in Turkish 2018-2019. Uppsala University.

PhD degree in Political Science 2009-2014. Linnaeus University.

Visiting PhD student in Political Science 2012. Melbourne Deakin University.

ECPR Summer School of Experimental methods 2011. University of Ljubljana.

Undergraduate courses in Chinese 2010. National Taiwan Normal University.

Graduate course in International law 2010. Reykjavik University.

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

Undergraduate courses in Asian Studies 2004. Shanghai Fudan University.

MA degree in Political Science 1999-2004. Lund University.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Report on representations of Asia in Swedish education for Lund University 2022.

Coordinator for NoK Research Council 2020, 2021.

Report on Turkish education policy for Global Relations Forum 2017.


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)