Curriculum Vitae


Personal information

Name: Juha-Matti Johannes Latvala
Work-address: P.O. Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Telephone: +358 50 441 4043 (work)
E-mail: juha-matti.latvala(AT)nmi.fi

Birthday: 17th April 1976 in Seinäjoki, Finland
Family relations: engaged, 2 children
Military Service: 1996-1997 Military Police, Jääkäriprikaati [Jaeger Brigade], in Sodankylä.

Education

2006 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Jyväskylä, Department of Psychology.

Opponent: professor Pertti Saariluoma.
Guidance board: professor Lea Pulkkinen, professor Päivi Häkkinen and Dr. Riitta-Leena Metsäpelto.

2003 Master of Education (MEd), University of Jyväskylä, Department of Teacher Education.

1995 Export marketing course (Benelux countries), Jalasjärvi adult education centre with 2,5 months training in Brussels.

1995 Secondary school graduate, Seinäjoki upper secondary school.

Career

11/2011-
Executive Director of the Niilo Mäki Institute, Jyväskylä.
8/2011-11/2011
Executive Vice-Director of the Niilo Mäki Institute, Jyväskylä.
1/2007-12/2011
Project manager/Coordinator in the LukiMat-project, Niilo Mäki Institute, Jyväskylä.
2004-12/2006
Doctoral student at the Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä
2003-2005
Coordinator and researcher in the MUKAVA project, University of Jyväskylä.
2002
Research assistant (part time) in the Family Portal project.
1992-2002
Salesman (part time) Seinäjoen Huonekaluliike Latvala Oy (furniture), Seinäjoki.
1997
Disc jockey Cafe Tivoli nightclub, Rovaniemi.
1995-1996
Disc jockey Beat Dealers, Seinäjoki.

Other posts

05/2012-
Board member Joint-stock property company Asema-Aukion Helmi, Jyväskylä
05/2012-
Board member Joint-stock property company Asemakatu 4, Jyväskylä
05/2011-
Chief of the Board Housing company Jyväskylän Hovi, Jyväskylä
2004-11/2015
Chief of the Board Seinäjoen Huonekaluliike Latvala Oy, Seinäjoki
05/2007-04/2010
Board member Housing company Halssilan Aurinkorinne, Jyväskylä
05/2007-04/2009
Chief of the Board Housing company Halssilan Aurinkorinne, Jyväskylä
2001-2004
Webmaster for the Finnish Association for Research in Technology Education, FATE

Languages

Finnish - mother tongue,
English - fluent,
Swedish - ok,
French - basics,

Hobbies

Sports
Electronic and board games
Floorball
Texas Hold´Em Poker

2.8.2016
http://users.jyu.fi/~ziggy/eng/cv.html
Juha-Matti Latvala juha-matti.latvala(AT)nmi.fi