Ulf Hansson has a PhD from Ulster University in International Politics. He is currently a lecturer in politics at Dalarna University (Högskolan Dalarna), Sweden where he teaches on courses in Comparative Politics and International politics, as well as supervising dissertations.
Ulf previously worked as a full time researcher at the UNESCO Centre, where he particularly looked at issues relating to education in Northern Ireland. He worked on numerous projects related to youth participation, integrated education and cross-community contact. He also one of the supporting researchers for the Children and Youth Programme.
In 2016, Ulf was awarded an Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.