Johanna Leinonen

Deputy PI and Leader of Work Package 5
University of Oulu


Johanna Leinonen completed her PhD degree in History at the University of Minnesota in 2011, with a specialization in Migration History. Currently, Leinonen works as Academy Research Fellow in the Research Unit for History, Culture and Communications at the University of Oulu. In Mobile Futures, she acts as the Deputy PI and leads the WP5 on trust in everyday encounters. Her fields of expertise include migration history, mobility studies, forced migration, gender and migration, transnational families, and critical race studies.