Anna Hedenus

Senior Lecturer

Department of Sociology and Work
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Anna Hedenus

Presentation In 2011, ANNA HEDENUS presented her PhD thesis ”At the End of the Rainbow – Post-winning life among Swedish lottery winners”. The thesis primarily discusses how sudden windfall affects people’s work commitment and attitudes towards jobs. It also considers the importance of the lottery winning for the winners’ sense of self, consumption habits and conceptions of money.

Specialist Fields Work life and labour market studies: recruitment, staffing, temporary employment, and consequences of digitalization. Alongside her current research, Anna Hedenus has a special interest in issues concerning gender and sexuality.

Current research Anna Hedenus is currently coordinating a project on ”Flexibilization and Polarization” which is part of a research programme on The Challenges of Polarization on Swedish Labour Market. The project focuses on potential consequences of digitalization, as well as of various strategies used to attain flexibility in organizations. The research is carried out in cooperation with the norwegian research foundation Fafo and a project on the impact of digitalization on work and labour market.

Teaching and tutoring Teaches on undergraduate courses in sociology and on the teacher education programmes. Supervises theses concerning work sociology, or sexuality and gender. Supervising PhD student Johan Røed Steen.