Prof Sten-Åke Stenberg

Phone: +46 8 162655
Address: Swedish Institute for Social Research, SE-10691 Stockholm, Sweden


Sten-åke Stenberg started his career as a Social Worker in the Municipality of Stockholm in 1977. During 1978-1982 he worked as Assistant Teacher and Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social Work and Administration at Stockholm University. In 1981 he was research assistant at the Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, where he became a doctorial student in sociology in 1985. His research during this period was focused on evictions and homelessness in Sweden. In 1990 he successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis. During 1990-91 he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Social and Demographic Research Institute, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, U.S.A.. After returning to SOFI he continued research on evictions and also initiated new research on unemployment and social marginalisation. This included the creation of the new data base the Longitudinal Study of Unemployed with interviews conducted in three waves: 1992, 1993 and 2001. In 1999 Stenberg became professor of sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research. His research interest is focused on social marginalisation and unemployment. He is currently involved in a long-term project on social inequality in a Stockholm cohort born 1953 Stockholm Birth Cohort

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