Dr. Tommi Kotonen

Tommi Kotonen

Research Coordinator

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Contact
tommi.kotonen@jyu.fi

Webpage
https://www.jyu.fi/hytk/fi/laitokset/yfi/en/staff/kotonen-tommi

Bio

Tommi Kotonen is a political scientist at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and research coordinator of the Academy of Finland profiling area Crises Redefined: Historical Continuity and Societal Change. His publications include works on far-right subculture, political violence and vigilantism. Kotonen’s latest monograph, Politiikan juoksuhaudat (Atena, 2018), analyses the development of right-wing extremism in Finland during the Cold War.

Research interests

  • Political violence
  • Political language and rhetoric
  • Far-right culture
  • Far-right movements
  • Crises

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