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educator , political scientist

Christer Jönsson, Swedish political scientist, educator. Fellow Japan Foundation, 1982; grantee Sweden-American Foundation and Fulbright Commission, 1973-1974. Member International Studies Association (governing council 1995-1996), Swedish Political Science Association (president 1995-1997), Nordic International Studies Association (vice president 1993-1996, president 1996-1999), Marmiterna (president 1990-1992).

Background

Jönsson, Christer was born on May 16, 1944 in Simrishamn, Sweden. Son of Sven Otto and Astrid (Persson) Jönsson.

Education

Bachelor, Lund University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, 1975.

Career

Lecturer University Copenhagen, 1975-1976. Assistant professor, associate professor Lund University, Sweden, 1976-1989, professor, since 1989. Visiting professor Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, 1985, Stanford (California) University, 1988.

Member admission board Swedish Foreign Ministry, 1990-2001. Member Swedish Council for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, 1996-1999.

Membership

Member International Studies Association (governing council 1995-1996), Swedish Political Science Association (president 1995-1997), Nordic International Studies Association (vice president 1993-1996, president 1996-1999), Marmiterna (president 1990-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, music, jogging.

Connections

Married Evy Rundberg, July 27, 1968. Children: Lena, Linus.

father:
Sven Otto Jönsson

mother:
Astrid (Persson) Jönsson

spouse:
Evy Rundberg

children:
Lena Jönsson

Linus Jönsson