Lena Karlsson joined UI in 2001 as editor of the Institute's journal, Världspolitikens Dagsfrågor. She also works on UI's online country information service, Landguiden. Lena Karlsson is responsible for covering developments in Great Britain, Ireland, Canada, and a number of countries in West Africa.
Prior to joining UI, Lena Karlsson worked at several provincial newspapers in Sweden, at the foreign news desk of Tidningarnas telegrambyrå (TT), and as a freelance journalist for a number of years. She has a journalism degree from the Institute of Journalism and has also studied history, literature, and the history of ideas and learning at Uppsala University.
(on leave of absence)