Anna Björk

Research Area Lead

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Anna is a researcher with an academic grounding in political science and philosophy. At Demos, her home team is Emancipatory Economy, where her role as research area lead includes both developing and conducting research on the team’s key themes and beyond.


Anna works in projects funded by the Horizon Europe and the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland in both research and interaction roles. During her PhD and post doc projects, Anna held various research and teaching positions at the University of Jyväskylä in political science.


Prior to joining Demos, she worked in public sector consulting, leading and contributing to projects for Ministries and the Parliamentary office in Finland. She specializes in conceptual history, political institutions and citizenship, and her current interests include especially the politics Emerging technologies, democratic participation and the European Union politics.


Anna spends quite a bit of time dreaming about skiing (downhill).