Tanja has been working since 2000 at the Arctic Centre, currently as Senior Researcher. She is the Principal Investigator of REBOUND, a consortium funded by the Strategic Research Council of Finland under the Just Transition program (2023-2029) and was the Finnish Institutional leader and WP4 leader of the EU Horizon2020 project JUSTNORTH. Tanja Joona also holds a position as the Arctic Five Chair in Just Green Transition. Joona’s primary research interests focus mainly on the Arctic region, with comparative legal and political aspects of Indigenous Sámi society and especially issues dealing with traditional livelihoods, energy transition, and other land use, international human rights law, and identity questions in the context of justice and equality. She has also been working with several other national and international projects and has positions of trust at the University of Lapland as well as in the society.
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