Tomas Bergström

Senior Lecturer


Main research or teaching areas

• Leadership in the public sector.
• Local democracy.
• Organizational theory.

Current research and teaching

I work within the research program Contested administrations: Conflict resolution and the improvement of democracy, funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR). My main interest is to investigate the role of public administration/civil servants in transforming conficts in cities with a violent past. I am Co-director in the EGPA study group on "Local governance and democracy". Within this framweork my interest is foremost to study the conditions for local autonomy. I teach the introduction  course of the Master programme in political science and a leadership course in the Master programme in Welfare Policies and Management (WPM). I am chairman in the steering committee of this programme.

Recent research outputs

Tomas Bergström, Louise Bringselius, Lapsley, I. & Anna Thomasson, 2017, In : Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift. 2017, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial Issue (editor)

Tomas Bergström & Lapsley, I., 2017, In : Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift. 119, 1, p. 7-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tomas Bergström, 2017, In : Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift. 119, 3, p. 499-519

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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