I have studied at Stockholm University, Yale University and Uppsala University and hold a Ph.D. in Economic History from Stockholm University (1976) and a Th.D. in Sociology of Religion from Uppsala University (1990). I am docent in Sociology of Religion at Uppsala University since 1991, and from 1997 to 2011 I was professor of Migration Studies at Lund University.
My previous employments include: Stockholm University (The Institute for International Economic Studies), Uppsala University, the Swedish Parliament, The Government Offices of Sweden (The Swedish Commission for Immigration Research), and the Church of Sweden.
My research is focused on the following areas:
Religious "market structures", religious pluralism, and secularization processes;
Unchurched religion and spirituality;
Changes in religiosity, world-views and values in connection with international migration.
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