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Research and RDI staff

Tourism research staff

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Antti Honkanen

D.Soc.Sc., Director of MTI

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Contact details:

Email: antti.honkanen(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 40 485 0500
Internal tel. 5001

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

         
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Soile Veijola

Ph.D. (Political Science), Docent, Professor of Cultural Studies of Tourism

Research interests:
Cultural studies of tourism, sociology of tourism, narrative and semiotic analysis, tourism work, tourist villages of the future

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland

 

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: soile.veijola(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 400 169 693

Office: University Main Building, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2nd floor

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Markku Vieru

D.Sc. (Econ.), Professor of Accounting

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland

 

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: markku.vieru(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 400 377 641
Internal tel. 2630

Office: MTI, 3rd  floor

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Outi Rantala

D.Soc.Sci., Associate professor

Research interests:
Nature tourism, practices relating to weather, sleep and safety, ethnographic methodology, tourism work

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland

 

 


Contact details:

Email: outi.rantala(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4202
Internal tel. 2662

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

 

         
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Monika Lüthje

D.Soc.Sci, M.Sc. (Food Science), Senior lecturer

Research interests:
Cultural studies of tourism, cultural construction of tourist experiences, impacts of tourism, sustainable tourism, rural tourism

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland

Projects:
Learning through Arctic Indigenous Tourism

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: monika.luthje(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4198
Internal tel. 2674

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

Appointment hours: by arrangement

         
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José-Carlos García-Rosell

D.Soc.Sci., Senior lecturer

Research interests:
Social responsibility of enterprises, product development, stakeholder theory, action research and ethnographic methodology

Academia.edu

Projects:
Eläimet ja vastuullinen matkailu: Eläinten hyvinvointi liiketoiminnan kilpailutekijäksi


Eläinten hyvinvointi matkailupalveluissa

   

 

 

Contact details:

Email: josé-carlos.garcía-rosell(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4190
Internal tel. 2172

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

Appointment hours: Tue 13-15 or by arrangement
         
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Minni Haanpää

M.Soc.Sci., University teacher (acting)

Research interests:
Event tourism, product development, ethnographic methodology

Academia.edu

Projects:
Eläimet ja vastuullinen matkailu: Eläinten hyvinvointi liiketoiminnan kilpailutekijäksi

Eläinten hyvinvointi matkailupalveluissa

 

 


Contact details: 

Email: minni.haanpaa(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4192
Internal tel. 2633

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

Appointment hours: Tue 13-15

         
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Salla Jutila

M.Soc.Sci., Researcher (acting)

Projects:
From Accessible Tourism to Accessible Hospitality

Jakamistalous matkailussa

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: salla.jutila(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4041
Internal tel. 4041

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

Appointment hours: Tue 13-15 or by arrangement

         
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Maria Hakkarainen

M.Soc.Sci, Researcher (acting)

Research interests:
Nature tourism, reconciling livelihoods, village tourism and action research

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland
Academia.edu

Projects:
Eläinten hyvinvointi matkailupalveluissa

Jakamistalous matkailussa

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: maria.hakkarainen(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4213

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

Appointment hours: Tue 13-15 or by arrangement

         
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Heli Ilola

M.Sc.(Econ.), Researcher

Homepage at the www-pages of the University of Lapland

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: heli.ilola(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4193
Internal tel. 2693

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

         
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Antti Haahti

D.Sc. (Econ.), Professor (emeritus)

Research interests:
Consumer research, tourism entrepreneurship, strategic management, internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises

 

 

 

 

Contact details

Email: antti.haahti(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 778 8575
Internal tel. 2687

 

      

         

 

Docents

Ville Hallikainen, D.Sc. (Agr. & For.), docent, quantitative research methods
Jorma Hemmi, Ph.D., docent, tourism geography
Raija Komppula, D.Soc.Sci., docent, tourism research, in particular small enterprises and product development in tourism
Auvo Kostiainen, FT, docent, history of tourism

 

 RDI staff

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Eila Linna

Ph.D.(Educ.), Director of RDI

Projects:
Osallistavalla johtamisella työhyvinvointia ja turvallisuutta: Levi, Ruka ja Ylläs

 

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: eila.linna(at)ulapland.fi

Tel: +358 (0) 40 735 5300

         
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Anu Harju-Myllyaho

M.A.(Hospitality Management) (UAS), Project manager

Projects:
Startup Lapland: blogspot, Lapland UAS

From Accessible Tourism to Accessible Hospitality

   

 

Contact details:

Email: anu.harju-myllyaho(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4481

         
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Emily Höckert

D.Soc.Sc., Postdoctoral researcher

Projects:
Learning through Arctic Indigenous Tourism

Hitaan ajattelun matkustavat laboratoriot

   

Contact details:

Email: emily.hockert(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +46 733 18 4455

         
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Pekka Iivari

Ph.D., Project manager

Projects:
Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland

Osallistavalla johtamisella työhyvinvointia ja turvallisuutta: Levi, Ruka ja Ylläs

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: pekka.iivari(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0)400425784

         
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Vesa Koivumaa

Project planner

Projects:
Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland

REILA reittimerkintöjen turvallisuus, pilottialueena Lappi 2015–2018

   

Contact details:

Email: vesa.koivumaa(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 586 6826

         
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Sanna Kyyrä

M.Soc.Sci, Project manager

Projects:
From Accessible Tourism to Accessible Hospitality


 

Contact details:

Email:
sanna.kyyra(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 484 4492

         
         
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Elisa Lahti

MA, Project planner

Projects:
Lapin innovaatioassistentti

Arjen turvallisuuden kansainvälinen yhteistyö


Contact details:

Email:elisa.lahti(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 710 6426

 
         
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Aleksi Latvala

BBA (security), Project planner

Projects:
Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland

REILA reittimerkintöjen turvallisuus, pilottialueena Lappi 2015–2018

Osallistavalla johtamisella työhyvinvointia ja turvallisuutta: Levi, Ruka ja Ylläs

 

Contact details:

Email: aleksi.latvala(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 703 0678

         
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Niko Niemisalo

M.Soc.Sci., Project manager

Projects:
Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland

Arjen turvallisuuden kansainvälinen yhteistyö

COMBAT Human Trafficking

Learning Tourism: Creating Innovative and Permanent Methods and Practices for Multidimensional Education Collaboration - LeTo

 

 

Contact details:

Email: niko.niemisalo(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 183 4440

         
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Satu Pekkala

M.Soc.Sci., Researcher

Projects:
Learning Tourism: Creating Innovative and Permanent Methods and Practices for Multidimensional Education Collaboration - LeTo

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: satu.pekkala(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4228

Internal tel. 2177

Office: MTI, 3rd floor

         

 

 

Eija Raasakka

B.A. (Hospitality Management), Project manager

Projects:
Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland
Tourism Safety Tools

REILA reittimerkintöjen turvallisuus, pilottialueena Lappi 2015–2018

Eläinten hyvinvointi matkailupalveluissa

Arctic Rescue Guide


 

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: eija.raasakka(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 709 8160


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Pasi Satokangas

Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration, M.Soc.Sci., Project planner

Projects:
TILMA – Tilastoista tietopohjaa Lapin matkailun kehittämiselle

   

Contact details:

Email: pasi.satokangas(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4498

         
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Mirva Tapaninen

M.A. (Hospitality Management) (UAS), Project manager

Projects:
TILMA – Tilastoista tietopohjaa Lapin matkailun kehittämiselle

LUC turvallisuuden ennakoivan TKI-ohjelman rakentaminen

 

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email: mirva.tapaninen(at)lapinamk.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 527 6270

         
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Mikko Äijälä

M.Soc.Sci, Project coordinator/Junior researcher

Projects:
Eläimet ja vastuullinen matkailu: Eläinten hyvinvointi liiketoiminnan kilpailutekijäksi

Eläinten hyvinvointi matkailupalveluissa

 

 

 

Yhteystiedot:

Email: mikko.aijala(at)ulapland.fi

Tel. +358 (0) 40 484 4481

Office: MTI, 3rd floor