Department of Educational Sciences

The Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


Katarina Mårtensson is an academic developer since 2000. At the Centre for Educational Development she works mainly togehter with the Faculties of Humanities/Theology and Medicine, where she is course-leader in the pedagogical courses for academic teachers/researchers/leaders.


About the research

Katarina Mårtensson's research area focuses on academic microcultures, social networks, professional development and academic leadership. 


Books (1)
Editorships (2)
Articles (15)
Book chapters (7)
Conference contributions (37)
Reports (1)

Research portal (Lund University)

Other tasks and qualifications

She also works with more general issues concerning scholarship of teaching and learning, academic development and leadership. Her research and development interest is focused on strategic educational development and academic professional development from a socio-cultural perspective. She has been responsible, together with Torgny Roxå, for a national Swedish initiative to support professional development of academic developers, a course called ”Strategic Educational Development” (results published in HERDSA 2008). She has been track chair at the EAIR-conference, and reviewer for several international journals in higher education. She has also, within Swednet, the Swedish network for educational development in Higher Education, been part of a working group to develop a framework for accreditation of Swedish compulsory higher education teacher training. Her academic background is in speech therapy/pathology with teaching experiences from Problem-Based Learning, PBL and clinical tutoring, as well as from curricular development and evaluation.

Katarina Mårtensson

Senior Lecturer
Division for Higher Education Development
Department of Educational Sciences

Contact information

E-mail katarina.martenssonahu.luse

Visiting address Sölvegatan 16, MNO-huset, Lund

Postal address Box 117, 221 00, Lund

Internal post code 11