Katarina Hollertz

Senior Lecturer

Department of Social
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 23
41123 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Katarina Hollertz

Background I have a PhD in social work from Lund University. My main research interests are in the areas of social policy and case worker, activation policies and international social work.

Current Research Project 2015-2018: Audit Culture and the Case Worker: A Study of the Public Employment Service and the Social Insurance Agency. This project aims to study and compare audit culture and its implications for caseworkers in the Swedish Public Employment Service (PES) and the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (SSIA). Project leader prof. Kerstin Jacobsson. More information about the project

Completed Research Project 2012-2015: LOCALISE (Local worlds of social cohesion), a EU funded research project. In LOCALISE local variations in policy implementation were studied. Questions in relation to local actors and integration of different policy fields, such as social policy, labour market policy and family policy were raised.

2004-2010: Local intervention programs for young unemployed in Sweden, 1993-2005 (PhD project).

Teaching SQ 5171 – Social work on community level, 5 hp

SQ 4451 – Field placement, 30 hp (responsible for international placements)

SW 2274 – Social work practice and professionalization, 15 hp