Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku
Jan Löfström, PhD, is Professor of History and Social Studies Education at the University of Turku. In 2020-2021, he was Visiting Professor at the Linnaeus University, in a project on the intersections of historical and moral consciousness, directed by Professor Niklas Ammert and funded by the Swedish Research Council. The project resulted in the book, “Historical and moral consciousness in education: Learning ethics for democratic citizenship education”, by Niklas Ammert, Silvia Edling, Jan Löfström and Heather Sharp, published by Routledge in 2022. His research interests include uses of history, teaching of controversial and sensitive history, historical consciousness, theoretical foundations of school social studies, economic education, and gender education.