Institute of Social Studies

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51003 Tartu linn,
Tartu linn, Tartumaa
EST
+372 737 5188
yhiskonnateadused@ut.ee
Ragne Kõuts-Klemm
Head of Institute, Associate Professor in Sociology of Journalism, Programme Director
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 5346 0357 (3197)
Karen Ann Randolph
Visiting Professor
PhD
Andra Siibak
Deputy Head of Research and Development, Professor in Media Studies, Programme Director
PhD (Media and Communication)
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Kairi Kasearu
Deputy Head of Academic Affairs, Professor of Empirical Sociology, Programme Director
PhD (Sociology)
+372 737 5932
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Veronika Kalmus
Professor of Sociology, Programme Director
PhD (Sociology)
+372 737 6591
+372 5662 3583 (3189)
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Halliki Harro-Loit
Professor of Journalism
Dr. rer. pol. (Political Sciences)
+372 737 5189
+372 506 6826 (5189)
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Triin Vihalemm
Professor of Communication Studies, Programme Director
PhD (Mass Communication)
+372 504 5720 (3194)
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Jean Pierre Lambert Wilken
Visiting Professor
PhD (Social Sciences)
Epp Lauk
Visiting Professor 0.4 p
PhD (Journalism)
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Dagmar Kutsar
Associate Professor in Social Policy
PhD (Psychology)
+372 737 5951
Mare Ainsaar
Associate Professor in Sociology and Social Policy
PhD
+372 737 5936
+372 517 8132
Judit Strömpl
Associate Professor in Social Work Research
PhD
+372 5801 6361 (5928)
Kati Orru
Associate Professor of Sociology of Sustainability
PhD
Margit Keller
Associate Professor in Social Communication
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 506 2801
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Marko Uibu
Associate Professor of Social Innovation, Programme Director
PhD (Theology)
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Maria Murumaa-Mengel
Associate Professor of Media Studies
PhD (Media and Communication)
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Mai Beilmann
Associate Professor of Empirical Sociology
PhD (Sociology)
Kadri Rootalu
Lecturer of Data Analysis 0.3 p
PhD (Sociology)
+372 737 5931
Krista Lepik
Lecturer in Information Science
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 737 5955
+372 5883 7388 (7388)
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Dagmar Narusson
Lecturer of Community Work 0.35 p, Research Fellow of Social Innovation 0.65 p
PhD (Sociology)
Toomas Saarsen
Lecturer in Analysis of Information Processes 0.9 p, Programme Director
PhD (Computer Science)
Ave Kovaljov
Lecturer in Sociology, Programme Director
PhD (Sociology)
+372 737 6156
Signe Ivask
Lecturer of Journalism 0.5 p, Research Fellow Sociology of Journalism 0.5 p
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 737 5189
Kristjan Kikerpill
Lecturer in Information Law and Digital Sociology
PhD (Sociology)
Maris Männiste
Lecturer in Critical Data Studies, Programme Director, Programme Director
PhD (Media and Communication)
Merle Linno
Junior Lecturer in Social Welfare, Programme Director, Programme Director, Programme Director
mag (Social Work)
Ene Selart
Junior Lecturer in History of Journalism 0.5 p
mag (Interpreting)
Kadri Soo
Junior Lecturerof Social Policy
MA (Sociology)
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Tiiu Taur
Junior Lecturer of Practical Communication
MA (Communication Management)
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Indrek Soidla
Junior Lecturer of Social Analysis
MA (Sociology)
+372 737 6136
Katrin Kannukene
Junior Lecturer in Information Science, Programme Director
MA
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Kaspar Kruup
Junior Lecturer in Communication Sciences 0.8 p, Programme Director
MA (Communication Management)
Karen-Pauliin Konks
Junior Lecturer in Social Welfare 0.5 p
MA (Social Work and Social Policy)
Külliki Seppel
Junior Lecturer in Media and Social Theories 0.1 p, Programme Director, Programme Director
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Brit Laak
Teacher of Television Journalism, Programme Director
MA (Journalism)
+372 5866 7706
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Eleri Lõhmus
Teacher of Audiovisual Production
MA (Journalism)
+372 526 7080 (7080)
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Kertu-Kätlin Käis
Teacher of Practical Communication 0.5 p
MA (Communication Management)
Aune Unt
Teacher 0.5 p
MA (Journalism)
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Signe Opermann
Research Fellow in Sociology of Media
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 737 6592
+372 5647 7951
Oliver Nahkur
Research Fellow of Research of Social Well-being
PhD (Sociology)
Avo Trumm
Research Fellow
PhD (Sociology)
+372 737 5929
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Marju Himma-Kadakas
Research Fellow in Journalism Research
PhD (Media and Communication)
+372 5341 0997 (6119)
Maiu Reinhold
Specialist for International Relations
+372 737 5697
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Virge Näkk
Specialist in Academic Affairs
+372 737 5935
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Ebe Pilt
Junior Research Fellow in Communication Studies
MA (Communication)
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Merle Purre
Junior Research Fellow in Sociology 0.5 p
MA (Semiotics and Culture Studies)
Diana Poudel
Junior Research Fellow
MA (Communication Management)
Marit Napp
Junior Research Fellow 0.65 p
MA (Sociology)
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Kadi Kass
Junior Research Fellow in Community Work
MA (Community Development and Social Well-being)
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Kristjan Silm
Junior Research Fellow in Sociology
MA (Sociology)
Sten Torpan
Junior Research Fellow in Crisis Sociology 0.7 p
MA (Sociology)
Virgo Siil
Junior Research Fellow in Sociology of Journalism
MA (Journalism)
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Kristi Nero
Junior Research Fellow in Crisis Sociology
MA (Internal security)
Liina-Mai Tooding
Senior Consultant in Data Analysis 0.5 p
cand (Philosophy)
+372 737 5932
+372 527 4712
Tiina Kukkes
Specialist for Project Finance and Administration 0.25 p
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Anna-Kati Pahker
Project Communication Specialist 0.5 p
MA (Communication Management)
Kristi Juurik
Academic Affairs Coordinator
MA (Journalism)
+372 737 5190
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Häli Tarum
Consultant of Social Policy 0.75 p
MA (Social Work and Social Policy)
Gea Kiisk
Coordinator of Continuing Education 0.5 p
+372 737 6593
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Kadri Kangro
Visiting Lecturer