HUP is an international scholarly publisher, and its background institution is the University of Helsinki. HUP functions under Helsinki University Library in collaboration with Gaudeamus publishing house, one of the leading academic publishers in Finland.
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For the period 2021–2024
The Helsinki University Press Academic Board meets regularly to make the publishing decisions of the Press. The Board is comprised of the following members:
Professor Jaakko Husa, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki.
Associate Professor Mikael Laakso, Department of Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics.
Leading researcher, Dr Jari Lyytimäki, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland.
Associate Professor in Comparative Politics Omar McDoom, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
Professor Sami Moisio, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, Law School and Philosophy Department, University of Chicago.
Professor Ann Phoenix, University College London, United Kingdom.
Dr Rupert Stasch, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Professor Shannon Sullivan, Philosophy Department, UNC Charlotte, United States.
Academy Research Fellow, Dr Hanna Wass, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Professor Charlotta Wolff, Faculty of Humanities, University of Turku.
Dr Miira Tuominen, Department of Philosophy, University of Stockholm, Sweden.
University Librarian Minna Niemi-Grundström, Helsinki University Library (Ex officio).
Chair, Publishing Director Leena Kaakinen, Helsinki University Press
Secretary, Managing Editor Anna-Mari Vesterinen, Helsinki University Press
For the period 2022–2024
The steering group functions as a link between the Press and the University of Helsinki leadership. The steering group is responsible for the overall strategy, planning, and resources for the Press.
Vice-Rector Jouni Hirvonen (chair)
Director Tuomas Forsberg, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
Dean Pirjo Hiidenmaa, Faculty of Arts (vice-chair)
University Librarian Minna Niemi-Grundström, Helsinki University Library
Professor Mirjam Kalland, Faculty of Educational Sciences
Professor Petri Luomanen, Faculty of Theology
Professor Petri Ylikoski, Faculty of Social Sciences
Specialist Tiina Käkelä, Research services