Karina Göransson

Universitetslektor|Senior Lecturer


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, vol. 31: 4, pp. 1034-1043.  

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.  

Conference papers

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.

Göransson, K. & Ulin, M. (2022). Increased learning for all, a universal design perspective on co-creation with students. Paper presented at the ALT Annual Conference 2022, Manchester & ONLINE, 6-8 September, 2022

Asklund, H. , Göransson, K. & Ulin, M. (2022). Pedagogiskt meriterad, men sen då? : meriteringsnätverk som forum för kollegialt lärande. Paper presented at the NU2022, att synliggöra lärande, Stockholm, Sverige, June 14-19, 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. & 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.

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

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

Göransson, K. & Ulin, M. (2018). Positiv respons och återkoppling i samband med vetenskapligt skrivande. In NU2018: Det akademiska lärarskapet. Västerås, 9-11 oktober, 2018.. pp. 136--136.  

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. & 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.

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


Fagerholm, A. & Göransson, K. (2023). (S)VINN en modell för förbättrad avfallshantering genom design : Slutrapport. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University  

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