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).


  • Heini Lehtonen
    Senior Lecturer in the The Centre for University Teaching and Learning (HYPE), University of Helsinki


  • Laura Eilola
    works as a post doctoral researcher in the DIG1t0-project at the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, Tampere University.


  • Lauri Haapanen
    is University Lecturer in journalism studies at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
    Email: lauri.m.haapanen(at)jyu.fi
  • Anni Hintikka
    works as a doctoral researcher at the department of French, University of Turku.
    Email: anni.k.hintikka(at)utu.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
  • Dmitri Leontjev
    works as a senior researcher at the Centre for Applied Language Studies of the University of Jyväskylä
    Email: dmitri.leontjev(at)jyu.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
  • Tiina Räisänen
    works as a University Lecturer in English at the University of Oulu, Finland.
    Email: tiina.raisanen(at)oulu.fi


  • Maija Lappalainen
    Planning officer, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä