SUDA crew. Photo: Stockholm University
From top left: Sven Drefahl, Johan Dahlberg, Filip Dabergott. Ilka Steiner, Martin Kolk, Amber Beckley, Klára Čapková, Anna-Karin Nyhlin, Helen Eriksson, Sofi Ohlsson-Wijk, Livia Oláh, Eva Bernhardt, Caroline Uggla, Jani Turunen, Ann-Zofie Duvander, Gunnar Andersson. Siddartha Aradhya. Ari Klængur Jónsson, Erik Carlsson, Li Ma, Marie Berlin, Ida Viklund, Eleonora Mussino, Maria Brandén, Margarita Chudnovskaya. 

Academic staff



Research Subjects

Gunnar Andersson

Professor of Demography, Chair

Fertility and family dynamics
in the Nordic countries
Siddartha Aradhya Research fellow Immigrant integration, social inequality, child outcomes
Kieron Barclay  Research fellow Family demography, health, and fertility
Amber Beckley Research fellow Anti-social behavior
Eva Bernhardt

Professor emerita of  Demography

Family demography

Sunnee Billingsley

Docent, lecturer Social change and demographic outcomes

Maria Brandén

Research fellow Internal migration, work life, and gender equality
Johan Dahlberg Research fellow

Intergenerational effects in fertility

Sven Drefahl Docent, lecturer

Adult mortality, old-age mortality

Ann-Zofie Duvander

Professor Family demography. Patterns in parental leave
Helen Eriksson Researcher Social policies and family demography

Juho Härkönen

Professor Family demography, social inequality, life course
Martin Kolk Docent, Research fellow Kinship effects on demographic behaviour, historical demography
Linda Kridahl Research fellow Entry into retirement
Eleonora Mussino Docent, Research fellow Immigrant demography and immigrant integration
Gerda Neyer Senior research fellow Institutional and political aspects of family formation in contemporary European countries

Sofi Ohlsson-Wijk

Research fellow Family dynamics and work life
Livia Oláh Docent, Senior lecturer Family demography, fertility, parental leave, employment, gender equality in Europe
Elizabeth Thomson Professor Emerita of Demography, Director of SPaDE Family Demography

Jani Turunen

Research fellow Family demography: Family structure and children´s living conditions
Caroline Uggla
Research Fellow Sex ratios and demography
Matthew Wallace

 Research Fellow        

Migrant mortality

Rosa Weber Researcher Migration
Ben Wilson

 Research Fellow        

Demography of migrants


PhD Students and Research Assistants



Research Subjects

Klára Čapková PhD Student Socio-economic inequalities and single parenthood
Erik Carlsson PhD Student Family and fertility of immigrants in Sweden
Johanna Finnström PhD Student Child custody cases
Maxim Kan   PhD Student     Maternal and Reproductive Health and Gender Inequality in Central Asia 
Wooseong Kim PhD Student  Occupational mismatch among the second generation in Sweden
Sanni Kuikka PhD Student  Intergenerational transmission of (dis-)advantage
Weiwen Lai PhD Student Migration and family dynamics in China

Jonathan Lindström

PhD Student Immigrant fertility and parental leave use
Andrea Monti PhD Student

International migration and integration

Anna-Karin Nylin PhD Student Family change and earnings outcomes
Steffen Peters PhD Student Personality trains and fertility in Europe
Signe Svallfors PhD Student Demographic dynamics in relation to armed conflict in Colombia
Filip Dabergott PhD Student Family status and mortality


Linus Andersson Research affiliate
Margarita Chudnovskaya Research affiliate
Brad Campbell Research affiliate
Chiara Comolli
Research fellow
Jennifer Holland Guest researcher  

Raffaele Grotti

Research affiliate  
Marika Jalovaara Research affiliate
Lena Karlsson Research affiliate
Ari Klængur Jónsson Research affiliate
Erling Lundevaller Research affiliate
Li Ma Research affiliate
Vitor Miranda Research affiliate
Kelly Musick Research fellow  
Ognjen Obucina Research affiliate
Mojgan Padyab Research affiliate
Leah Ruppanner Research affiliate
Glenn Sandström Research affiliate
Isaac Sasson Guest researcher
Kirk Scott Research affiliate
Jiaxin Shin PhD student affiliate
Haodong Qi Research affiliate


In Memoriam

Jan Hoem (1939-2017) - Founder of SUDA in 1983