Erica Righard

  • Associate Professor

Erica Righard, PhD, is an associate professor at the Department of Social Work and a research fellow at Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM). She received her doctoral degree at Lund University in 2008. Over a couple of years she worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Linnaeus University. She came to Malmö University and the Department of Social Work in 2010, in 2011–2015 she held the Willy Brandt post doc position at MIM. Her research is multidisciplinary and mainly concerns the intersection of international migration and social work/social policy. She is a member of the research group “Social vulnerability and social work” at the Department of Social Work, and she co-coordinates the research group “International migration and social protection” within the European research network IMISCOE. She is also chairman of Nordic Migration Research (NMR).

My reserach considers different aspects of social inequality, international migration and societal pluralism

Erica Righard

IUR Research Projects


These publications are authored or co-authored by Erica Righard.
Publications are gathered from Malmö University Electronic Publishing (MUEP).

Title Type Issued
Otydlighetens betydelse : de regionala utvecklingsledarna och evidensbaserad… Article 2019
Concepciones del conocimiento en la formación de trabajadores… Article 2013
Socialt arbete i Malmö : Perspektiv och utmaningar Article 2013
Internationellt socialt arbete : definitioner och perspektivval i… Article 2013
Transformations of mobility and belonging in Swedish social… ConferencePaper 2013
Teaching social work beyond taken-for-granted assumptions of 'the… Conference Meeting abstract 2012
Families in context. A transnational approach Conference Meeting abstract 2012
Nära relationer och globalisering i vardagen BookChapter 2011
Families in Context : A Transnational Approach BookChapter 2014
Trabajo social en Suecia, tendencias generales y el… Article 2014
Mapping the theoretical foundations of the social work-migration… Article 2015
Internationell migration som perspektiv i socialt arbete BookChapter 2015
Relaciones étnicas y currículos académicos en la formación… Article 2013
Conceptions of Knowledge in Swedish Social Work Education.… Article 2012
Introduction to the special issue: social work and… Article 2015
Inledning BookChapter 2015
Avslutning BookChapter 2015
Internationellt erfarenhetsbaserat lärande BookChapter 2015
Urban marginalization in Scandinavian cities : Conclusions and… BookChapter 2015
Social transformations in Scandinavian cities : An introduction BookChapter 2015
International migration and the social-democratic welfare regime BookChapter 2015
Mapping transnationalism : Transnational social work with migrants.… Article 2015
Internationell migration och social trygghet : det svenska… BookChapter 2014
Migrationsforskning med inriktning mot flyktingar : en inventering… Report 2016
International perspectives on social work - A review… Conference Meeting abstract 2012
Transnational social responsibility : The case of the… BookChapter 2017
Conceptualising Social Work Through the Lens of Transnationalism… Article 2018
Brandväggar och det sociala arbetets professionsetik BookChapter 2018
Etniska relationer i socialt arbete. En studie av… ProceedingPaper 2018
The role of civil society in the integration… BookChapter 2018
Etableringskurs på folkhögskola : Perspektiv på folkbildning som… Report 2017
Studiemotiverade folkhögskolekurs : Perspektiv på folkbildning som arbetsmarknadsåtgärd Report 2017
Social work and ethnocultural diversity : Historical development… BookChapter 2018