Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin

About Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin

Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin, senior lecturer at the Department of Education and Special Education, is a doctor of philosophy in political science and Advisor to Vice-Chancellors for Specific Collaboration Issues.

Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin has extensive experience of teaching and research in both political science and teacher education with a special focus in the areas of political philosophy and social studies. Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin is part of the research group "Politics in Education", where she works with research on civic education.

In 2018 - 2021, Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin held a position as Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gothenburg with strategic responsibility for collaboration. Previous management assignments include Head of the Department of Applied Information Technology at Chalmers / Gothenburg University, Head of the Department of Political Science and Vice Dean with responsibility for education at the Faculty of Education, University of Gothenburg. Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin is a member of a number of different boards such as Folkuniversitetet Väst, Universeum AB, the Torgny Segerstedts Minne Foundation and the Jonsered Foundation.

As Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for collaboration, Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin convened the Vice Chancellors working group of forming the University of Gothenburg's vision for 2021-2030 "A University for the World". The assignment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor also included responsibility for Gothenburg University's strategic development of education, research and collaboration in the field of AI and digitalisation, where Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin took the initiative to form the Coordination Group for AI and Digitalisation (SAID). Since 2019, Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin has chaired a national working group for digitalisation within the Swedish Association of Universities and University Colleges (SUHF).