Anna-Sara Fagerholm

Doktorand|Doctoral Student

  • Professional title: Doctoral Student
  • Academic title: Lecturer
  • Department: Department of Natural Sciences, Design and Sustainable Development (NDH)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1428459
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  • Room number: R324
  • Location: Sundsvall
  • Employee in the subject: Graphic Design


Articles in journals

Fagerholm, A. , Göransson, K. , Thompson, L. M. & Hedvall, P. (2023). Activism online : Exploring how crises are communicated visually in activism campaigns. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management,  

Haller, H. , Fagerholm, A. , Carlsson, P. , Skoglund, W. , van den Brink, P. , Danielski, I. , Brink, K. , Murat, M. & et al. (2022). Towards a Resilient and Resource-Efficient Local Food System Based on Industrial Symbiosis in Härnösand : A Swedish Case Study. Sustainability, vol. 14: 4  

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2018). Towards visual strategic communications : An innovative interdisciplinary perspective on visual dimensions within the strategic communications field. Journal of Communication Management, vol. 22: 1, pp. 46-66.    

Chapters in books

Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2018). Exploring visual experiments : measuring multimodal messages in laboratory research. In Visual Public Relations : Strategic Communication Beyond Text. Routledge (Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research). pp. 177-191.  

Fagerholm, A. , Grandien, C. & Lozanovski, J. (2009). Centerpartiets valkampanj 2006 : en fallstudie. In Väljarna, Partierna och Medierna : En Studie av Politisk Kommunikation i Valrörelsen 2006. Stockholm : SNS förlag. pp. 89-123.

Conference papers

Fagerholm, A. (2022). Design för hållbara beteenden. Paper presented at the Science & Innovation Day, Mittuniversitetet Sundsvall, 20 oktober, 2022  

Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2022). En knuff i rätt riktning? : transformativt lärande som pedagogiskt perspektiv i högre undervisning för en hållbar utveckling. Paper presented at the NU2022, att synliggöra lärande, Stockholm, Sverige, June 15-17, 2022.

Fagerholm, A. , Göransson, K. , Haller, H. & Hedvall, P. (2022). What a Waste – A norm-critical study on how waste is understood and managed through integrating perspectives. In Book of Abstracts – The 28th Annual Conference,  International Sustainable Development Research Society “Sustainable Development and Courage. Culture, Art and Human Rights” 15-17 june 2022.. pp. 252--253.    

Fagerholm, A. (2021). A Sustainable Start : – hållbarhetsseminarium med fokus på Agenda 2030. Paper presented at the A Sustainable Start Hållbarhetsseminarium, [DIGITAL], oktober 4, 2021.

Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2021). “Design Education for a Sustainable Future”. In International Workshop on Sustainability : – Exchange best practices and build your network around the topic Sustainability.

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2021). Design strategies in times of pandemic : a case study of how Covid-19 is visualized in the Nordic countries Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Island. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 463--464.

Göransson, K. , Fagerholm, A. & Thompson, L. M. (2021). Exploring how crises are visualized in design activism campaigns. Paper presented at the Needs2021, [DIGITAL], September 21-23, 2021.

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2021). Exploring visualizations of design processes from a design activist perspective : – a scoping study. In DESIGN CULTURE(S) : Cumulus Conference Proceedings Roma 2021 Volume #2. Roma : (Cumulus Conference Proceedings Series). pp. 4088--4104.  

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2021). To be Included : an Exploration of Visual Strategies at Government Agencies in Sweden. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 1357--1358.

Fagerholm, A. , Göransson, K. , Haller, H. & Carlsson, P. (2021). Visualizations of circular business models : a design perspective on concepts and visual presentations in the food industry. In Accelerating the progress towards the 2030 SDGs in times of crisis. Östersund : . pp. 458--459.

Fagerholm, A. (2020). Design gör skillnad. Paper presented at the Vetenskapsdagen Mittuniversitetet, Sundsvall, Sverige, 2020.

Fagerholm, A. & Haller, H. (2020). Industriell Symbios för konkurrenskraftig ​livsmedelsproduktion i Härnösand. Paper presented at the Nationell Kraftsamling för Industriell och Urban Symbios (SNIUS), [DIGITAL], November 27, 2020.

Fagerholm, A. & Brink, K. (2020). Interkulturell dialog genom design : föredrag och paneldiskussion. Paper presented at the Pedagogisk Inspirationsdag, Mittuniversitetet

Fagerholm, A. , Haller, H. & Brink, K. (2020). När varannan tugga är importerad mat – kan Foodtech öka svensk matproduktion och ge jobb i glesbygd?. Paper presented at the Mitt i vetenskapen, Webbinar Mittuniversitetet, Sundsvall, Sverige, 2020.

Göransson, K. , Fagerholm, A. & Brink, K. (2020). Reorientation of Design Education towards a sustainable future : how, what and why?. In abstractsamling nu2020.  

Fagerholm, A. & Danielski, I. (2019). En holistisk informationsmodell för hållbar utveckling av livsmedelssystem. Paper presented at the Framtidens livsmedelsindustri – Är du redo för foodtech-revolutionen? Sundsvall, Sverige, oktober 1, 2019.

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2019). Strategic communication as a way of showing : Wayshowing as a visual strategy in strategic communication practice. Paper presented at the the Nordmedia Conference 2019, Challenging the Field Communication, Creativity & Imagination, Malmö 21-23 August, 2019

Fagerholm, A. & Danielski, I. (2019). Universell utformning av Foodtech. Paper presented at the Science & Innovation Day, Mittuniversitetet, Sverige, 2019.

Fagerholm, A. & Brink, K. (2018). Communicative Packaging Solutions in Different Business Conditions. Paper presented at the Tokyopack – Tokyo International Packaging Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, 2018.

Fagerholm, A. & Andersson, M. (2018). Information Visualization and Design. In VINCI '18 Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction. New York : (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). pp. 112--113.    

Fagerholm, N. , Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2018). The pedagogy of sustainability in higher education : a case study of sustainability in graphic design education. Paper presented at the 1st International Education with Sustainability Conference, Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland, 20th to 22nd August, 2018,

Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2018). Visualization as a inventive design method in communication processes. In International Communication Association (ICA) : Design as Object, Design as Method: Making Critical Communication Future..

Fagerholm, A. (2016). Designämnet på Institutionen för Design vid Mittuniversitetet : Presentation vid konferensen ”In this place” på The School of Art and Design vid Nottingham Trent University. Paper presented at the In this place - Cumulus Association Biannual International Conference, Nottingham, England, 2016.

Fagerholm, A. & Brink, K. (2016). Intercultural dialogue thru design. Paper presented at the Tokyopack – Tokyo International Packaging Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, 2016.

Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2016). Visual strategic communication : an interdisciplinary new perspective. Paper presented at the the EUPRERA Annual Conference, Let´s Talk Society! How strategic communication shapes value and innovation in society, Groningen, Holland, September 29 - October 1, 2016


Göransson, K. , Fagerholm, A. & Brink, K. (2021). Inspirationsdagen om hållbar utveckling 2021: Hållbar utveckling i utbildningen : – exempel och idéer.

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2021). Pedagogisk inspirationsdag 2021: Agenda 2030 och självständiga arbeten. Sundsvall.

Fagerholm, A. & Haller, H. (2021). Tack för maten – ett samtal om hållbara livsmedelssystem : UR Samtiden tv-inspelning. Stockholm : Utbildnings Radion..  

Fagerholm, A. (2020). Circular Design in Higher Education : Guest-Article published in Climate-KIC – Europe’s leading climateinnovation initiative.  

Göransson, K. & Fagerholm, A. (2018). Workshop EwS 2018: Education with Sustainability – Teaching for a Sustainable Future : Corporate Social Responsibility and Design.


Brink, K. , Danielski, I. , Fagerholm, A. , Fagerholm, N. & Grönlund, E. (2019). Slutrapport : Universell utformning av Foodtech. Mittuniversitetet  

Andersson, M. , Fagerholm, A. & Fagerholm, N. (2018). Bättre avfallshantering i Sundsvall : Mittuniversitetets slutrapport från förstudien.  

Fagerholm, A. & Lozanovski, J. (2007). Opinioner vid kriser – den svåra konsten att mäta människors oro och förtroende : Rapport Krisberedskapsmyndigheten. Sundsvall :

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