Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Education (Department of Education)

ulpukka.isopahkala-bouret@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3883
+358 50 501 7306

Assistentinkatu 5
Turku





Areas of expertise
higher education; adult education; equality and justice in education; access to higher education; graduate employability; educational life course

Biography

- PhD in Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, University of Helsinki, 2005

- the title of Docent in Adult Education, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2011

- Team leader in the Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through education in the Nordic Countires’ (2013-2018)

- Chief Editor of Jounal Aikuiskasvatus (Adult Education), since Jan 2019



Research

CURRENT PROJECT

At present, I am leading a research project: ‘Higher education graduates’ employability and social positioning in the labour market’ (duration Sep 2018 – Aug 2022), funded by Academy of Finland as a consortium between University of Turku and University of Eastern Finland.

PREVIOUS RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • 2016-2018 ‘Reputational status hierarchies in Nordic higher education’, the project is carried through within the Nordic Centre of Excellence: ‘Justice through education in the Nordic countries’, NordForsk
  • 2016-2018 ‘Cross-cutting themes and issues in the Nordic higher education research’, NordForsk
  • 2011 – 2015 'Ageing and expertise. Narrative inquiry into the experiences of older workers who acquire Master's degrees in their fifties', Academy of Finland
  • 2009 – 2010 'Competence and the dual model of the Finnish system of higher education', Ministry of Education
  • 2009 – 2013 'Citizenship, agency and difference in upper secondary education - with special focus on   vocational institutions', Academy of Finland


Teaching

Education policy and equality...


Equality and justice in higher education...


Qualitative methods / Narrative Analysis...


Master's thesis seminar



Publications

Avoimuus vahvistaa vertaisuutta ja yhteisöllisyyttä (2019)
Aikuiskasvatus
Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
B1 Journal article)

Kova kilpailu ja kotiseutu-uskollisuus YAMK-tutkinnon suorittaneiden uralla etenemisen jarruina (2019) Kohti oppimisyhteiskuntaa : Koulutuspolitiikan uusi suunta ja korkeakoulutuksen muuttuva maisema Kristiina Ojala, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
B2 Book chapter)

Access and stratification in Nordic higher education. A review of cross-cutting research themes and issues (2018)
Education Inquiry
Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret, Mikael Börjesson, Dennis Beach, Nina Haltia, Jón Torfi Jónasson, Annukka Jauhiainen, Arto Jauhiainen, Sonja Kosunen, Hanna Nori, Agnete Vabø
(
B1 Journal article)

Epätavallista reittiä yliopistoon – ilman ylioppilastutkintoa yliopistoon hakeneiden taustat ja sisäänpääsy koulutukseen (2018) Eriarvoistuva maailma - tasa-arvoistava koulu? Haltia Nina, Jauhiainen Annukka, Isopahkala-Bouret Ulpukka
(
A3 Book chapter)

Osaaminen ja kilpailukyky YAMK-tutkinnon suorittaneiden suhteellisen työmarkkina-aseman määrittäjinä (2018)
Aikuiskasvatus
Kristiina Ojala, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret, Nina Haltia
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Päätoimittajat paneelissa (2018)
Aikuiskasvatus
Terhi Kouvo, Heikki Silvennoinen, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
B1 Journal article)

”Pitää joku hyötynäkökulmakin olla olemassa.” Tietokapitalistinen vaikuttavuuspuhe tutkijakoulutettavien subjektiviteettia muokkaamassa (2018)
Tiedepolitiikka
Hannukainen Kristiina, Isopahkala-Bouret Ulpukka
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Stratification through a Binary Degree Structure in Finnish Higher Education (2018) Universities and the Production of Elites: Discourses, Policies, and Strategies of Excellence and Stratification in Higher Education Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
A3 Book chapter)

The academic–vocational divide in three Nordic countries: implications for social class and gender (2018)
Education Inquiry
Mattias Nylund, Per-Åke Rosvall, Elsa Eiríksdóttir, Ann-Sofie Holm, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret, Anna-Maija Niemi & Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Benefits of higher education in mid-life: A life course agency perspective (2017)
Journal of Adult and Continuing Education
Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Ei-ylioppilastaustaiset korkeakouluopiskelijat - Eurostudent VI -tutkimuksen artikkelisarja (2017) Nina Haltia, Annukka Jauhiainen, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret
(
D4 Published development or research report or study)


Last updated on 2019-16-07 at 02:20