Dr Lina Eriksson

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities Building (220)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

After having done two BA's - one in mathematics and one in political science - Lina Eriksson did her PhD in political science/political theory at the Political Science department at Goteborg University, Sweden. Her doctoral studies also included a year at Harvard University, USA on a Fulbright scholarship. In 2005, she then moved to the Philosophy Program at Australian National University, where she did a post doc on several different projects for 5 years. In 2010, she took up a position as a Lecturer in philosophy at Flinders University. 

BA in mathematics, Goteborg University
BA in political science, Goteborg University
PhD in political science, Goteborg University
Honours, awards and grants
Fulbright Scholarshop 2001-2002
Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Politics 2008
Key responsibilities
Lina Eriksson is currently teaching Ethics for Professionals, and will in 2011 teach Global Justice and general political philosophy (The Individual and Society).
Research interests

Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Social Science
Decision Theory

Teaching interests

Critical reasoning, political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of science

Topic coordinator
PHIL7701 Honours
PHIL1060 Critical Reasoning
PHIL3604 Global Justice
PHIL7702 Honours
PHIL7777 Honours
PHIL2345 Ethics for Professionals
Topic lecturer
PHIL2345 Ethics for Professionals
PHIL1060 Critical Reasoning
PHIL3604 Global Justice
PHIL7701 Honours
PHIL7702 Honours
PHIL1030 Individual and Society
Supervisory interests
Moral and social philosophy
Philosophy of economics
Political philosophy, contemporary
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: political philosophy (4), philosophy of psychology (1)
Principal supervisor: Ethics (1)

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