07 Oct

Minna Tanskanen – PhD Geography

Minna Tanskanen - Staff Towards Low Carbon Societies
Minna Tanskanen - Staff Towards Low Carbon Societies

Position in TowardsLCS: Project Coordinator and UEF Project LeaderUniversity Of Eastern Finland - Towards Low-Carbon Societies

Position in University: Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

The project coordinator Dr. Minna Tanskanen works as the University Lecturer at the University of Eastern Finland.

She is specialized in:

  • cultural and landscape geography
  • historical land use
  • social environment research
  • teacher training

She has been active in developing curriculums of the Department as well as interdisciplinary teaching and learning methods.

In January 2015 she was selected as the Vice Head of the Department, since then she has been responsible for the education sector of the Department of Geographical and Historical Studies in UEF.

Since 2001 Tanskanen has cooperated with University of Girona on the field of landscape geography.

Through Erasmus teachers’ exchanges and Intensive Programmes and activity in taking part of conferences she has created a functional and active network on the field of geography.

http://www.uef.fi/fi/web/geohistoria.