Håkan Fischer

Title: Affiliated

Sector: Psychology

Research group: Grégoria Kalpouzos


Håkan Fischer is the chair professor of Human Biological Psychology and Head of the division of Biological Psychology at the department since 2011. He was head of the Department of Psychology between 2015 and 2021. Håkan is also an associate professor at Karolinska Institutet (KI), affiliated with the Aging Research Center (ARC) at KI and Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC), and a faculty member of Digital Futures which is a cross-disciplinary research centre located at the Royal Institute for Technology, KTH, in Stockholm.

Håkan holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Uppsala University (1998). He was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA between 1999 and 2001. Thereafter, he was a researcher at ARC before joining the Department of Psychology at Stockholm university in 2011. He had a sabbatical academic year between 2021 and 2022 at University of Florida, Department of Psychology, USA.