Juho Härkönen is joining the SPS Department in February 2018 as Professor of Sociology, while on leave from Stockholm University. He took his Ph.D. from the EUI in 2007, and was postdoc at Yale before moving to Stockholm in 2009. He is also visiting professor at the University of Turku. His broad research interests concern the formation of social inequalities over the life course, and he has particularly studied the causes and consequences of divorce, labour market and occupational careers, and health disparities. Many of his studies have been cross-nationally comparative. His work includes articles published, among other outlets, in Demography, European Sociological Review, Population Studies, Social Forces, and Social Science and Medicine. His co-editor (together with Laura Bernardi, Lausanne) of Advances in Life Course Research. He has taught courses on quantitative methods, stratification, population, family, life course, and thesis writing.
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