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Sociology educator

Carl-Gunnar Janson, Swedish sociology educator.

Background

Janson, Carl-Gunnar was born on June 9, 1926 in Stockholm. Son of Nils Gunnar and Lydia Charlotta (Larsson) Janson.

Education

Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1948. Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1961.

Career

Assistant in criminology, statistics and sociology Stockholm University, 1949-1956, lecturer sociology, 1956-1962, associate professor, 1962-1967, professor social ecology, 1967-1977, professor sociology, 1977-1993, professor emeritus sociology, since 1993, director, research Project Metropolitan, Department Sociology, since 1964. Visiting professor Rutgers University, 1965-1966, 71, 88-89, University Southern California, 1971, 81, 89. Expert member Governmental Commission on Constitution, Stockholm, 1955-1963.

Member Commission for Social Research, Stockholm, 1974-1986, Ethics Committee, Research Council for Social Sciences and Humanities, Stockholm, 1981-1996. Deputy dean/dean Social Science Faculty, Stockholm University, 1977-1984, 84-86.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mainstream jazz, philosophy, modern history.

Connections

Married Ann-Marie; 1 child, Marie Henriette.

father:
Nils Gunnar Janson

mother:
Lydia Charlotta (Larsson) Janson

spouse:
Ann-Marie

child:
Marie Henriette Janson