Lena Dahlberg

Personlig presentation av Lena Dahlberg

Associate Professor, Social Work
Senior Lecturer Social Work, Social Work

Lena Dahlberg is Associate Professor in social work and has been based at Dalarna University since 2009. She is also a senior researcher at Aging Research Center (Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University). Her primary research interests include social exclusion and loneliness in old age, and inequalities in access to formal and informal care.

Previously, she has worked at Stockholm Gerontology Research Center (research assistant, 1994-1995), Dalarna Research Institute (researcher and director of the Gerontology Centre,1995-2004 and 2009-2012) and Sheffield Hallam University, England (researcher,deputy director and acting director for Centre for Research and Evaluation, and researcher at Centre for Health and Social Care Research, 2004-2009). She was awarded her PhD in 2004 (Dept. of Political Science, Stockholm University). Her thesis concerned the interaction between local authorities and voluntary organisations in the provision of support for informal carers of older people.