Miika Kujanpää

Miika Kujanpää


USN School of Business
Department of Business, Marketing and Law
Campus Ringerike (A 422)


Work package leader in the NFR-funded project "Motivational processes in occupational health" (MOTIVATION, PI Anja Olafsen).


Work and organizational psychology, leisure research, positive psychology, individual and group interventions, quantitative research, statistical modelling (Mplus).


Formal education:

University of Tampere (Master of Arts in psychology & Licensed psychologist, 2017)

University of Tampere (Bachelor of Arts in psychology, 2015)


Relevant work experience:

Researcher, University of South-Eastern Norway (School of Business) 2021-

Doctoral researcher, Tampere University (Faculty of Social Sciences) 2017-2021

Psychologist trainee, Päijät-Häme Central Hospital 2017


Stays abroad:

University of Groningen (2018, 2020)

Purdue University (2017)


Peer-reviewed published articles:

Kujanpää, M., Syrek, C., Lehr, D., Kinnunen, U., Reins, J. A., & de Bloom, J. (2020). Need Satisfaction and Optimal Functioning at Leisure and Work: A Longitudinal Validation Study of the DRAMMA Model. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22, 681–707. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-020-00247-3

de Bloom, J., Vaziri, H., Tay, L., & Kujanpää, M. (2020). An Identity-Based Integrative Needs Model of Crafting: Crafting Within and Across Life Domains. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(12), 1423–1446. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000495


Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miika-Kujanpaeae

Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9881-4787