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Sociology educator

Harald R. Swedner, Swedish sociology educator. Advisor, expert governmental committees, Stockholm, 1965-1980. Member Academy of Sciences at Lund University.

Background

Swedner, Harald R. was born on May 28, 1925 in Vittsjö, Sweden. Son of Carl Hugo and Antonia Cecilia (Andersson) Swedner.

Education

Bachelor, Lund (Sweden) University, 1951. Master of Arts, Lund (Sweden) University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1960.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (honorary), Tampere (Finland) University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Policy (honorary), Åbo Academy, Finland, 1993.

Career

Docent in sociology Lund University, 1960-1962, university lecturer sociology, 1962, associate professor sociology, 1962-1979. Professor social work Gothenburg (Sweden) University, 1979-1992, professor emeritus, since 1992. Guest professor Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 1992-1993.

Honorary president European branch Inter-University Consortium for International Development, 1993. Consultant in field, 1980.

Membership

Advisor, expert governmental committees, Stockholm, 1965-1980. Member Academy of Sciences at Lund University.

Connections

Married Gunnel Polster, August 4, 1951. Children: Maria, Helena.

father:
Carl Hugo Swedner

mother:
Antonia Cecilia (Andersson) Swedner

spouse:
Gunnel Polster

children:
Maria Swedner

Helena Swedner