Postdoctoral Researcher

Expertise in Lifestyle Mobilities: Digital Nomadism, Recreational Properties, & Nature-based Tourism

Experienced researcher in lifestyle and trans-border tourism mobility, including digital nomads around the world, Russian trans-border second-home ownership in Finland, intra-European residential tourism on Gran Canaria, Spain, and residential mobility in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Recent research focus includes nature-based tourism with the focus on Russian recreational fishing in Finland and in Russia.

Contact info


Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Business School




+358 50 577 2006


Teaching Activities

Teaching Master’s Degree in Tourism Marketing and Management Programme courses: Experience Design; Practical Tourism Research; Tourist Behavior; Current Issues in Tourism; cooperating with tourism industries; developing international cooperation in teaching and student exchange

Societal Activities

Co-editor of the Finnish Journal of Tourism Research

Vice-chair, The Finnish Association for Russian and East European Studies:

Promoting research on Russia and Eastern Europe in Finland, planning and publishing “Eastern Studies” Journal, nominating annual best Master’s Thesis Award

Member of Lifestyle Migration Hub Network – an international hub of researchers in the fields of lifestyle migration and tourism-informed mobility


    Scientific Meetings

    18.05.2021: Hosting online webinar: “Working and Travelling: The Phenomenon of Digital Nomads”,  organized by the Youth Time International Movement

    21.02.2019: Session organiser “Mobilities, Transport, Tourism and Travel” at “Reinventing Mobilities and Borders: Cross-disciplinary Conversations” symposium, Joensuu, Finland

    28.10.2016: Session organiser “Geographies of Tourism and Mobilities”, The Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers, Joensuu, Finland

    27.10.2016: Panelist “The State and Future of Geography – Perspectives of Young Researchers”, The Annual Meeting of Finnish Geographers, Joensuu, Finland

    Research Visits Abroad

    April, 2019: Center for Mobilities Research and Politics, Drexel University, USA

    April, 2019: Teaching exchange, University of Isfahan, Iran

    November, 2018: Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

    May, 2018: MAGEM Youth Center, Famagusta, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Cyprus

    May, 2017, 2019; April 2018: University Institute of Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development, University of  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Gran Canaria, Spain

    Hosting International Visitors

    August 2017, Sept, 2018: Dr. Teresa Aguiar Quintana, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

    Curriculum Vitae

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