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Anna Nyberg

Anna Nyberg

Researcher

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About me

Associate Professor in psychology, Licensed Psychologist

I work full time as a researcher since a few years back, but I also have a background as a clinical psychologist within occupational and environmental medicine and as a HR-consultant within leader selection and leadership development

Research description

One of my main research areas concerns how leadership in the workplace is associated with stress, health, and health-related consequences among employees. In 2014-2017 I led a project financed by FORTE investigating the work situation, health and career development of female managers. During 2017-2019, I ran two projects investigating the causes of increased mental ill-health and sickness absence among employees working in female-dominated industries and occupations. The projects focus on organisational and psychosocial work factors as well as factors in unpaid domestic work. In 2019-2021 I am leading a project financed by FORTE on antecedents and health consequences of gender-based harassment. I have also led a systematic research review on health consequences of physical, psychological, and gender-based workplace violence, commissioned by FORTE. I am part of the steering group of the cohort study Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH), at the Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University. 

Teaching portfolio

I teach and supervise master and doctoral students at Karolinska institutet, Stockholm University and Uppsala University.

Education

2019 Associate Professor in Psychology, Stockholm University

2009 PhD Karolinska Institutet

2004 Licensed Psychologist, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

2003 Master in Psychology Stockholm University

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