Jarmo Kortelainen


Professor, Head of Project

University of Eastern Finland

Department of Geographical and Historical Studies

Key research interests:

Human-nature relations, environmental governance and resource dependent communities both empirically and conceptually.

New ways of conceptualizing the relations between human and non-human entities as being co-constructive members in different kinds of hybrid assemblages.

Performances of transnational forest governance processes and border relations in Northern Europe.



+358 (0)50 3728061

Current and past research activities:


Transnationalization of Forest governance

Contested Bioenergy Governance


Work affiliations and further personal info:


Department of Geographical and Historical Studies