Professor Emeritus at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland.
Guy Bäckman, born 1940.
S. Sc. D., Professor emeritus of Social Policy.
Professor of Social Policy at the University of Helsinki 1970-1974 and at Åbo Akademi University 1974-2003.
Dean of the Faculty of Social sciences at Åbo Akademi University 1990-1994.
Visiting professor during different periods of time 1983-2010 (University of California, Berkeley, University of Nevada, US; University of Sheffield, England; Nihon Fukushi University, Nagoya and Osaka Prefecture University, Japan).
Current research: Social policy and inequalities in a digital culture.
Has published articles in recent years about the Welfare Culture and the Redesign of Social Eldercare (2016), Ageing and Welfare Culture in a Global Economy (2017), the Nordic Welfare Model and Algorithms of Changing Social Policy (2019).