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Atte Oksanen

Professor, sosiaalipsykologia
Faculty of Social Sciences
| Sub unit: Social Sciences

About me

 Atte Oksanen is professor of social psychology and the leader of Emerging Technologies Lab at the Tampere University. His research focuses on emerging technologies, social interaction, criminology and addiction research. He has successfully led several major research projects funded by the Academy of Finland, the Kone Foundation, the Aaltonen Foundation, the Finnish Foundations for Alcohol Studies, the Finnish Work Environment Fund and international foundations. He has published extensively on social media, online communities and cyberhate during the last years and has over 230 publications to his name, with over 80 peer-reviewed international journal articles, including flagship journals (e.g. Criminology, Addiction, Pediatrics). Publications include two international monographs on cyberhate and cybervictimization published by Springer (2016) and Routledge (2017). 

Responsibilities

Research and research management, MA and PhD level teaching in social psychology at the degree program for social sciences.