University of Northern Iowa

Hanna Vehmas

University of Jyväskylä, Finland
University of Northern Iowa

Hanna Vehmas (Ph.D.) has worked as a teacher and a researcher in Sport sociology and Sport Management in the Department of Sport Sciences since 1999. Since 2009 she has worked as the Coordinating Lecturer of the International Master’s Degree Programme in Sport Science and Management at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at the University of Jyväskylä Dr. Vehmas has visited a number of foreign universities as a visiting lecturer. The research interests and activities of Dr. Vehmas focus on sport and health related tourism, sociology of leisure, sport participation and the societal role sport and physical activity.