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Daniel Fjellborg
Daniel Fjellborg

Daniel Fjellborg

PhD Student
Luleå University of Technology
Political Science
Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts
+46 (0)920 491029
A526 Luleå

Research topics of interest

  • Political participation
  • Social movement studies
  • Natural resource management and conflicts
  • Interpretive research methods

Current research

My dissertation work focus on political participation, specifically in the form of social movements relating to mineral extraction. The aim of the thesis is to better understand how social movement actor's interpret their opportunities to create societal change. In my thesis work I apply political process theory and frame theory.  


  • Political theory (S0005N)
  • Politics and policy within the European Union (S0026N)
  • Sweden's politicial and legal system (P0006N)

Academic background

I received my MSc in Political Science from Uppsala university in 2015 and have worked as a research assistant at Uppsala Univeristy and Luleå University of Technology. 


Article in journal

Assessing and explaining policy coherence (2020)

A comparative study of water governance and large carnivore governance in Sweden
Sandström. A, Söderberg. C, Lundmark. C, Nilsson. J, Fjellborg. D
Environmental Policy and Governance, Vol. 30, nr. 1, s. 3-13
Article in journal

Disputed Policy Change (2020)

The Role of Events, Policy Learning, and Negotiated Agreements
Sandström. A, Morf. A, Fjellborg. D
Policy Studies Journal
Conference paper

Coalitions, learning and negotiation in the formation of new marine protection areas (2017)

Sandström. A, Morf. A, Fjellborg. D
Paper presented at :

Fjällnära Gruvdrift? (2016)

Konflikter om vägar till hållbarhet
Lindahl. K, Zachrisson. A, Wiklund. R, Matti. S, Fjellborg. D

Konflikter om gruvetablering (2016)

Lokalsamhällets aktöreroch vägar till hållbarhet : slutrapport
Lindahl. K, Zachrisson. A, Wiklund. R, Matti. S, Fjellborg. D, Johansson. A, et al.