Kaisa Häkkinen






Professor of Finnish language
Åbo University
Henrikinkatu 3
FI-320014 Turun yliopisto


Her main interests of research are history of Finnish and other Finno-Ugric languages, old literary Finnish, etymology, and history of learning. Among other things she has published an etymological dictionary of Finnish, a monograph dealing with origins and development of the Finnish name system of the birds of Finland, and several papers on different lexical domains in Michael Agricola’s works. She is a member of the Board of TUCEMEMS = The Turku Center of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.