Henrik Edgren

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Dean, Department of Education, Uppsala University

Dr. Henrik Edgren started the teacher education program at Uppsala University (Sweden) in 1994. He graduated with a teacher certificate and diploma in 2001. In 2005 Edgren defended his Ph.D. dissertation in history at Uppsala University. He has experience from different academic milieus. From 2008–2010 he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Humanities, Växjö University (Sweden). From 2010–2012 he was a lecturer in military history at the Swedish Defence University in Stockholm (Sweden). In 2012 he was designated associate professor in educational history at the Department of Education – in charge of several preschool and teacher education programs at Uppsala University. From 2013 Edgren has been the head (dean) of this department, with around 7,000 students and 270 employees.