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Research field is an area of academic research in which the school has agreed to provide doctoral education. The Aalto Doctoral Programme in Arts, Design and Architecture offers doctoral education in 10 research fields. Each doctoral candidate is appointed a supervising professor who represents the research field approved for the candidate.

Contact: emails are in the form firstname.lastname (a) aalto.fi

Research field and DepartmentSupervising professors, specified field
Doctor of Arts degree


Dept. of Art: Art Education

Mira Kallio-Tavin, Arts-based Research and Pedagogy (on sabbatical)
Helena Sederholm, Art Education
Anniina Suominen, Art Pedagogy
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education (on sabbatical)

Dept. of Art: Contemporary Art

Bassam El Baroni, Curating and Mediating Art
Mira Kallio-Tavin, Arts-based Research and Pedagogy (on sabbatical)
Harri Laakso, Photography Research
Helena Sederholm, Art Education
Anniina Suominen, Art Pedagogy
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education (on sabbatical)

Dept. of Art: Visual Culture

Paula Hohti, History of Art and Culture
Mira Kallio-Tavin, Arts-based Research and Pedagogy (on sabbatical)
Harri Laakso, Photography Research
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education (on sabbatical)

Dept. of Design: Design

Sampsa Hyysalo (on sabbatical)
Mikko Jalas
Guy Julier
Jouni Juntunen
Turkka Keinonen
Pekka Korvenmaa
Andrés Lucero
Tuuli Mattelmäki
Ramia Mazé
Maarit Mäkelä
Kirsi Niinimäki

Virpi Roto
Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography: Film and TelevisionSusanna Helke, Film research
Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography: Scenography and Costume Design

Liisa Ikonen, Design for the Performing Arts
Sofia Pantouvaki, Costume Design for Theatre and Film

Dept. of Media: New Media

Lily Díaz-Kommonen, New Media
Perttu Hämäläinen, Computer Games
Teemu Leinonen, New Media Design and Learning
Andrés Lucero, Interaction Design

Dept. of Media: Photography

Harri Laakso, Photography Research
Marjaana KellaContemporary Art Photography

Dept. of Media: Visual Communication DesignMasood Masoodian, Visual Communication Design
Doctor of Science (Architecture) degree
Dept. of Architecture: Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism

Antti Ahlava, Emergent Design Methodologies         Juanjo Galan, Landscape Architecture                           
Ranja Hautamäki, Landscape Architecture                  
Toni Kotnik, Design of Structures
Karin Krokfors, Urban Design Practices
Kimmo Lapintie, Urban and Regional Planning
Pirjo Sanaksenaho, Building Design