Dr. Kerstin Stenius

Member of the Programme Committee.

Professor Kerstin Stenius has a PhD in social work. She is presently guest professor at Centre for social research on alcohol and drugs, Stockholm university, Sweden, senior researcher at the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki Finland and editor-in-chief of Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Her research has focussed on the drug and alcohol treatment systems and treatment system policies in international, comparative and historical projects. Local treatment policy and treatment and social rights in the changing welfare systems is another research interest.

Stenius was the president of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol between 2007-2009 and president of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors 2002-2004.