RESEARCH ADMINISTRATORDepartment of Political
About Lena Caspers
Presentation Research Administrator at the Department of Political Science.
I am on parental leave from May 2020 - January 2021. I have a Bachelor’s degree in History from Malmö University and a Master’s degree in European Studies from the University of Gothenburg. Previously, I have among others worked as a research administrator at CERGU (Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg) and as a research assistant in a research project on party ideology.
Main responsibilities I am responsible for the administrative processes regarding our PhD programme in Political Science. This includes everything from calls for applications, admission, employment and course administration, to practical support concerning public defences. Furthermore, I provide support to the Director of studies, PhD students and supervisors in various administrative and strategic questions and I am the secretary of the Department’s Supervisors committee. My responsibilities also include the organisation of seminars and conferences, and I am in charge of purchasing, travel arrangements, and practical support concerning the Department’s Research Seminar in Politics (AFS) and lunch lectures organised by the student organisation Brännpunkt Europa.