Erik Nylander’s research interest concerns the relationship between social origins, education and work. In his thesis “Jazz schooling”, prestigious Swedish prep schools in jazz education were taken as the site of both ethnographic and statistical inquiries with regards to processes of selection and artistic valuation. Apart from his thesis, Nylander has also published on topics such as transnational education and the sociology of elites.


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Institutional affiliations:
Mimer, National program for popular educational research – Linköping University 
Sociology of Education and Culture (SEC), University of Uppsala
Institute of Education (IOE), University college of London. 


2009-2014: Founding Editor of Confero: Essays on Education, Philosophy and Politics
2014 -> Reviewer American Journal of Cultural Sociology, RELA

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