Minja Westerlund

The Department of Psychology


Minja is a licensed psychologist, who after spending eight years in the clinical and
humanitarian field, returned to the academic world and joined the Åbo Akademi Doctoral
Training Network for Minority Research. Her research focuses on the role of emotion
regulation processes on negative intergroup attitudes and political intolerance. Her
other research interests include gender and sexuality, intergroup relations and
conflicts, psychological anthropology, and clinical psychology.

contact: minja.westerlund(at)abo.fi