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Fredrik Sjögren
Fredrik Sjögren

Fredrik Sjögren

Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Human Work Sciences
Humans and Technology
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts
+46 (0)920 492429
A135 Luleå

Fredrik Sjögren is working as lecturer at the research subject Human work sceince, at the division Humans and Technology.

Fredrik Sjögren holds a PhD in Gender and Technology and is currently employed as lecturer in sociology at the research subject Human work science and the division for Humans and Technology. Fredrik is currently employed in teaching and supervising within the sociology program, mainly in courses on methodology, sociological theory, and theories and perspectives on labor, labor-market and organizations. He also holds the position of director of studies for the sociology program.

Fredrik's dissertation critically investigated how gender, technoscience and value(s) were done within four ICT-research organizations, drawing on theories from gender studies, science and technology studies, as well as (post-)Marxist theories of value and values. After gaining his PhD Fredrik has also done research on social aspects of innovation, on method coordination within Swedish Fire and Rescue services, and on gender, safety and risk within a nuclear power plant. Currently he is part of a project on working conditions and gender equality in Swedish metal industry (Komplätt) and a project together with Tommy Jensen, professor at Stockholm university, on racism in the Swedish labor market.

Fredrik has an bachelor degree in gender studies, philosophy and sociology from Södertörn University College. Particular interests are sociological and philosophical questions on gender, labor, subjectivation, and reification within and through technology, ICT-surveillance, Marxist philosophy and theory, and questions on determinism in relation to technology.

Fredrik has previosly been a board member of the Swedish Association of Gender Researchers and is currently member of the board of the Centre for Marxist Social Studies (CMS).