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Sociology educator

Robert Erikson, Swedish sociology educator. Fellow British Academy, Academia Europaea, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Background

Erikson, Robert was born on May 31, 1938 in Stockholm. Son of Arvid and Agnes (Fürst) Erikson.

Education

Bachelor, University Stockholm, 1961. Master of Arts in Sociology, University Stockholm, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1971.

Career

Acting professor city planning Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1976. Assistant teacher, lecturer, reader in sociology University Stockholm, 1961-1972, acting professor social ecology, 1978, professor sociology, since 1982. Senior research officer Swedish Institute for Social Research, 1973-1981, acting professor social policy, 1977-1978.

Secretary general Swedish Council for Social Research, since 1997. Acting professor social ecology University Stockholm, 1978, professor sociology, since 1982.

Membership

Fellow British Academy, Academia Europaea, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Connections

Married Margareta Berglund, 1963. Children: Lotta Kristina, Marja Birgitta.

father:
Arvid Erikson

mother:
Agnes (Fürst) Erikson

spouse:
Margareta Berglund

children:
Lotta Kristina Erikson

Marja Birgitta Erikson