Head of International Large Scale Assessment, Analysis Department, Swedish National Agency for Education, Stockholm, Sweden 2016 (current) – Managing director of data collection, analysis and reporting of ICCS, PIRLS, TALIS, TIMSS, TIMSS Advanced and PISA in Sweden. The team has a staff of about fifteen researchers.

Guest researcher and teacher at Istanbul Boğaziçi University, Turkey 2016 (spring) – Research on Internet governance and teaching the summer course POLS 477 “Media and globalization”

Independent researcher at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Turkey 2015/2016 – Comparative research on contemporary authoritarianism and Internet governance

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 Candidate, 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 – Directing the coordination of technical service delivery in Scandinavia with a focus on RIS and PACS (information systems)

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

Teacher, Tunaskolan, Lund, Sweden 2000-2002 – Teaching English at elementary school


Linnaeus University – PhD Political Science 2014

Melbourne Deakin University – Political Science 2012

University of Ljubljana – ECPR Summer School of Experimental methods 2011

National Taiwan Normal University – Chinese 2010

Reykjavik University – International law 2010

Beijing Language and Culture University – Chinese 2009

Shanghai Fudan University – Asian Studies 2004

Lund University – MA Political Science 2004


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


The Tenth Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies – Odense, Denmark 2016

E-Governance in Asia: Strengthening Transparency and Accountability? – Lund, Sweden 2015

Annual meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association – Lund, Sweden 2014

Focus Asia: Open Spaces and Closed Doors. The Internet in China – Lund, Sweden 2013

CIRC11, China and the New Internet World – Oxford, UK 2013

Annual meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association – Stockholm, Sweden 2013

ANU Online participation and deliberation in China – Canberra, Australia 2012

Annual meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association – Växjö, Sweden 2012

ISA Power, Principles and Participation in the Global Information Age  – San Diego, USA 2012

MEARC Digital East Asia – Leiden, the Netherlands 2011

ECPR Summer programme of Experimental methods – Ljubljana, Slovenia 2011

Annual meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association – Gothenburg, Sweden 2010

“Should States Ratify Human Rights Conventions?” – Reykjavik, Iceland 2010

Annual meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association – Örebro, Sweden 2009

TALAWO GE Lean Service Delivery – Nice, France 2007


Swedish (native)

English (excellent, TOEFL IBT score 112 out of 120)

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

German (elementary)

Spanish (elementary)


Per Strömblad, Associate Professor, Political Science, Linnaeus University, +46 480 497 056

Douglas Brommesson, Associate Professor, Political Science, Lund University, +46 462 228 948

Mats Sjölin, Professor and Dean, Political Science, Linnaeus University, +46 470 708 217