Marcus KnutagårdSenior Lecturer
Research areas and keywords
UKÄ subject classification
- Social Work
My doctoral thesis: Prisoners of reasons. Organization, categorizations and explanations of work with the homeless can be downloaded here
I am the principal investigator on a research project funded by Formas. The project is called Scanian homes: Reception, settlement or rejection – homelessness policies and strategies for refugee settlement.
I am also currently working with a research project implementing Housing First in Sweden. My research interests are how social work practice is organised. I have also studied category formation in the field of Homelessness. I have recently finnished a postdoc project: The Moral Geography of Social Work Practice.
I am a member of the research group Organization and Organizing at the School of Social Work. I am also a member of The Nordic Network of Homelessness Research and a member of The European Network of Housing Research - ENHR.
I am also a Management Committee Member of the COST - action Measuring homelessness in Europe
I am also a Management Committee Member of the COST - action Social services welfare state and place
I am the president of NASSW - The Nordic Association of Schools of Social Work
I have been course director for the dissertation course on the BSc in Social Work programme and the MA dissertation courses (on both the one and two-year programmes). In 2013 I obtained the title Excellent Teaching Pracitioner (ETP).