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Pirjo Sinikka Siiskonen Edit Profile

college administrator , rural sociologist

Pirjo Sinikka Siiskonen, Finnish rural sociologist, college administrator. Member Rural Women's Committee, since 1990.

Background

Siiskonen, Pirjo Sinikka was born on May 9, 1951 in Haukivuori, Mikkeli, Finland. Daughter of Martti Olavi and Anna Helena (Paavilainen) Manninen.

Education

Bachelor, University Helsinki, Finland, 1972. Master in Political Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1976. Licence in Political Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, University Helsinki, Finland, 1990.

Career

Research assistant, Marketing Research Institute Pellervo, Helsinki, Finland, 1975-1976; researcher, Marketing Research Institute Pellervo, Helsinki, 1976-1979; research assistant, Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1979-1984; university lecturer, assistant, U. Helsinki, 1984-1986; researcher, U. Helsinki, 1986-1988; director, U. Helsinki Mikkeli Institute for Rural Research and Training, Mikkeli, since 1989. County member European Society for Rural Sociology, 1983-1987, member science committee, 1985-1986, 88-89. Board directors Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/European Commision on Agriculture/Working Partyon Women and Families in Rural Development, 1988-1990, vice chairperson, 1990-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in rural sociology, rural development and rural womens' issues to professional and popular publications. Lecturer, seminar leader in same areas.

Membership

Member Rural Women's Committee, since 1990.

Connections

Married Sampo Juhani Siiskonen, August 10, 1974. Children: Olli, Antti.

father:
Martti Olavi Manninen

mother:
Anna Helena (Paavilainen) Manninen

spouse:
Sampo Juhani Siiskonen

children:
Olli Siiskonen

Antti Siiskonen