Team

Dr.oec. Agita Līviņa Director, Lead Researcher
Sustainable development, sustainable tourism planning, protected areas, dark tourism, regional planning and development, indicators agita.livina(at)va.lv
Mg.philol. Līga Cvetkova Director's Assistant
liga.cvetkova(at)va.lv
Communication, media, journalism agnese.davidsone(at)va.lv
RFID technologies in events, real estate system, sustainable development of rural areas aigars.andersons(at)va.lv
Mg.oec. Anda Arkliņa Research Assistant
Sustainable development, protected nature areas, generations anda.arklina(at)va.lv
Tourism marketing, spatial analysis, tourism clusters andris.klepers(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.pol. Anna Broka Research Assistant
International social welfare and health policy, social innovations, community participation and empowerment, sustainable development anna.broka(at)va.lv
University pedagogy, assessment in learning process anzela.jurane(at)va.lv
Social security system, social policy, social investments, transformation processes of works feliciana.rajevska(at)va.lv
Dr.hist. Gatis Krūmiņš Lead Researcher
History and economic development gatis.krumins(at)va.lv
Mg.soc.d. Hanna Mihailova Research Assistant
Sociology, social work, social policy, organization of social work hanna.mihailova@va.lv
Communication ecosystem and technologies, hidden culture codes, ICT product development, intellectual capital ieva.gintere(at)va.lv
Measurement and indicators of socio-economic effects of tourism in specific territories, regional development, sustainable development iluta.berzina[at]va.lv
Mg.sc.soc. Ilze Grīnfelde Research Assistant
Dark tourism, regional tourism resources, outdoor recreation ilze.grinfelde(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.soc. Iveta Auniņa Head of Multimedia Laboratory
iveta.aunina(at)va.lv
Mg.geogr. Iveta Druva-Druvaskalne Head of Spatial Research Laboratory
iveta.druva(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.env. Jānis Bikše Research Assistant
Transport mobility in rural areas, air quality in urbanized regions janis.bikse(at)va.lv
Dr.sc.comm. Jānis Buholcs Lead Researcher
On-line media, social media, social capital, on-line communities , communication technologies janis.buholcs(at)va.lv
Cultural heritage, cultural tourism janis.kalnacs(at)va.lv
History of Latvian culture, politics, economy and military from 18th century until first part of 20th century janis.silins18@va.lv
Environment, biological diversity, sustainable development, ecotourism, tourism juris.smalinskis(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.comp. Katrīne Kūkoja Research Assistant
Social investments, pre-school education katrine.kukoja(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.soc. Liene Ločmele Research Assistant
Intercultural and interpersonal communication, social construction of identity, cultural discourse analysis liene.locmele(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.soc. Ligita Kūle Research Assistant
Inclusive education, special education, employment and social investment ligita.kule(at)va.lv
Cultural heritage, communication of culture, identity, community participation and engagement linda.veliverronena(at)va.lv
Economy, innovations, sustainability, social entrepreneurship maira.lescevica(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.comp. Oskars Java Research Assistant
Biodiversity, sustainable development oskars.java(at)va.lv
Dr.oec. Sarmīte Rozentāle Lead Researcher
Sustainable economics, sustainable business, corporative finance and investments sarmite.rozentale(at)va.lv
Strategic communication, security, journalism solvita.denisa(at)va.lv
Social cognition, behavioral economics, health psychology vineta.silkane(at)va.lv