Sofia Kotilainen

General description

PhD (Finnish History), Docent (Adjunct Professor, Finnish History, University of Jyväskylä, Cultural History, University of Turku and onomastics, University of Helsinki), MSSc (Economics and Business Administration), MSSc (Political Science).

Researcher, university teacher and non-fiction writer. Project researcher in the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) at the University of Jyväskylä. 

Part-Time Teacher of Finnish language academic writing, research process / project skills and writing communication in Movi (and Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius). I teach the students of different faculties from freshmen to doctoral researchers. I also evaluate Maturity Exams.

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Research interests

Research interests: academic writing, applied linguistics, cultural history, higher education, history of education, family and kin networks, literacy skills, name-giving practices, pedagogy, personal names.

Member of these research networks:
New Trends in Nordic Socio-onomastics, People's Names Research Network, Early Modern Morals Research Center.

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academic writing; (higher) education; history; literacy skills; naming practices

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