Team

Dr.hist. Jānis Šiliņš Researcher
History of Latvian culture, politics, economy and military from 18th century until first part of 20th century janis.silins18@va.lv
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
Agnese Dāvidsone, PhD Researcher
Communication, media, journalism agnese.davidsone(at)va.lv
Mg.oec., Mg.sc.comp. Aigars Andersons Research Assistant
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
Dr.geogr. Andris Klepers Researcher
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
Dr.paed. Anžela Jurāne-Brēmane Researcher
University pedagogy, assessment in learning process anzela.jurane(at)va.lv
Dr.pol.sc. Feliciāna Rajevska Lead Researcher
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
Dr.art. Ieva Gintere Researcher
Communication ecosystem and technologies, hidden culture codes, ICT product development, intellectual capital ieva.gintere(at)va.lv
Dr.oec. Iluta Bērziņa Researcher
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
Dr.art. Jānis Kalnačs Researcher
Cultural heritage, cultural tourism janis.kalnacs(at)va.lv
Mg.biol. Juris Smaļinskis Researcher
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.philol. Līga Cvetkova Director's Assistant
liga.cvetkova(at)va.lv
Mg.sc.soc. Ligita Kūle Research Assistant
Inclusive education, special education, employment and social investment ligita.kule(at)va.lv
Dr.phil. Linda Veliverronena Researcher
Cultural heritage, communication of culture, identity, community participation and engagement linda.veliverronena(at)va.lv
Dr.oec. Maira Leščevica Researcher
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
Dr.sc.comm. Solvita Denisa-Liepniece Researcher
Strategic communication, security, journalism solvita.denisa(at)va.lv
Dr.psych., Mg.math. Vineta Silkāne Researcher
Social cognition, behavioral economics, health psychology vineta.silkane(at)va.lv