Seema Arora-Jonsson

Seema Arora Jonsson
Professor, Landsbygdsutveckling i Sverige och Europa


I teach on gender, development and environment as well as qualitative and participatory methods at different levels – undergraduate, master and postgraduate.

Coordinator for the Ph.D course, Gender, Development and Environmental Governance offered at our department. Next course: Autumn 2019.


I supervise master and phd students.

Phd supervision on:

Gender Equality and Meritocracy. Contradictory discourses in the academy: Stina Powell, March 2016. 

Women's cattle ownership in Botswana: rebranding gender relations? Andrea Pettit, April 2016.

Turning the Tables on REDD+ : Gender, Forests and Climate Policy in Burkian Faso, Lisa Westholm, defending 2017.



Swedish Forest Policy and Global Influences, Department of Forest Products, SLU. Sara Holmgren, May, 2015.

The role of women in shaping the built environment in informal settlements in urban Uganda, Department of Architecture, Makerere University, Uganda/ Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU. Eiman Alwida. Defending: 2016. 




Recent book: Gender, Development and Environmental Governance: Theorizing Connections:




Professor vid Institutionen för stad och land; Avdelningen för landsbygdsutveckling
Telefon: +4618671192, +46705149497
Inst för stad och land, Box 7012
Besöksadress: Ulls väg 27, Uppsala