Executive Board 2023


  • Irina Piippo
    is docent in general linguistics (University of Helsinki). She leads the multidisciplinary Migration, transnational educational paths and diasporic multilingualism project (MIGDIA).
    Email: pj(at)afinla.fi


  • Heini Lehtonen
    Senior Lecturer in the The Centre for University Teaching and Learning (HYPE), University of Helsinki
    Email: heini.lehtonen(at)helsinki.fi


  • Laura Eilola
    works as a post doctoral researcher in the DIG1t0-project at the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, Tampere University.
    Email: sihteeri(at)afinla.fi


  • Mari Honko
    works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Applid Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä
    Email: mari.h.honko(at)jyu.fi
  • Saija Merke
    works as a university lecturer at the Åbo Akademi University.
    Email: saija.merke(at)abo.fi
  • Maria Kok
    works as a postdoctoral researcher in the KATVE-project, University of Eastern Finland.
    Email: maria.kok(at)uef.fi
  • Laura Pihkala-Posti
    is a doctoral researcher at the Tampere University Faculty of Information and Communication Sciencies and an upper secondary education lecturer of German (and Swedish) at the city of Tampere.
    Email: laura.pihkala.posti(at)tuni.fi
  • Hillamaria Pirhonen
    lecturer in the Centre for multilingual academic communication, University of Jyväskylä
    Email: hillamaria.pirhonen(at)jyu.fi
  • Maria Pyykönen
    doctoral candidate at the Department of English, University of Turku.
    Email: maria.h.pyykonen(at)utu.fi


  • Maija Lappalainen
    Planning officer, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä
    Email: info(at)afinla.fi