Docent, Senior Research
Fellow, University of Turku
Seppo Poutanen is a senior researcher and docent in sociology at the University of Turku. His research areas include science sociology, research policy and innovation, economic sociology and social theory. In addition to his numerous finnish research and teaching tasks, he has strong international experience. Seppo has served as a visitor to several foreign universities, e.g. Harvard University and the London School of Economics. He has also worked as a researcher at the Academy of Finland and as director of a research project. Poutanen’s core areas of expertise include platform economy, digitalization and gendered science.