Ann Enander

Swedish Defence University

Principal Researcher

Ann Enander is a qualified psychologist and associate professor at the Leadership Centre of the Swedish Defence University. She specializes in risk perception and communication, crisis preparedness and emergency management at the local, regional and national level. Her work includes analyses of many of the major critical events affecting the Scandinavian region.
Enander´s interest in the interactions of nuclear energy and society originate from her studies of the effects of the Chernobyl accident in Sweden and also later studies of public perceptions relating to warning systems and emergency planning around the Swedish nuclear power plants.
Within HoNESt Enander contributes to the social science research work, focusing particularly on societal implications of risk and emergency issues. She will also take an active role in dissemination and engagement activities.

Relevant Publications

Nilsson, S., Alvinius, A. & Enander, A. (in press). Frames of public reactions in crisis. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management.
Enander, A., Lajksjö, Ö. & Tedfeldt, E-L. (2010). A tear in the social fabric: local communities dealing with socially generated crises. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 18, 39-48.
Enander, A. (2006). Recalling Chernobyl: reflections among Swedish farmers. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 24(2), 251-269.