Jaana Pesonen

Lecturer in Educational Sciences at Helsinki University. Her research has focused on issues related to education, children literature, diversity, intersectionality and anti-racism. Her Doctoral dissertation: "Multiculturalism as a Challenge in Contemporary Finnish Picture books. Reimagining Sociocultural Categories" (2015). Member of the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury. IBBY- Finland board member.

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