I am Professor of Sociology at Lund University, and I have held positions at Jacobs University Bremen, Stockholm University, and Uppsala University where I was SCAS Pro Futura Fellow for four years. My current research is oriented towards the intersection between sociological theory and method with a focus on social network analysis. I have published in leading scientific journals and is the co-editor of “Sociological Insights of Great Thinkers” (Praeger 2011). Principal Investigator for the projects: Criminal networks and social organizing and The organization of violent extremism and anti-social careers.
- The Swedish Mujahideen. An exploratory study of 41 Swedish foreign fighters deceased in Iraq and Syria.
- Increased Gun Violence Among Young Males in Sweden: a Descriptive National Survey and International Comparison.
- In Sweden we shake hands – but are we really?
- The intersection of class origin and immigration background in structuring social capital: the role of transnational ties
- Criminal organizing applying the theory of partial organization to four cases of organized crime.
- Friendship trust and psychological well-being from late adolescence to early adulthood: A structural equation modelling approach
- Social Capital, Friendship Networks, and Youth Unemployment.
- Analytical sociology is a research strategy
- Sociological insights of great thinkers
- Surge Under Threat. The Rapid Increase of Women on Swedish Boards of Directors
- Testing the "old boys' network": Diversity and board interlocks in Scandinavia
- The Phenomenology of Specialization of Criminal Suspects
- Tocqueville and analytical sociology