Professor of Russian Language and Literature at the University of Helsinki
Arto Mustajoki is Professor of Russian Language at the University of Helsinki (UH). He has been involved in assessments and evaluations in different capacities. He chaired the Finnish Expert Group, which was responsible with two other universities for the Evaluation of Uppsala University, the Evaluation Committee for Estonian Departments of Russian Philology and the International Evaluation Panel for the Faculty of Arts of Jyväskylä University. He has been a member of Steering Committees for several university level research exercises. He was Vice-Rector at the UH in 1992-1998 and chaired the Research Council for Culture and Society at the Academy of Finland 2001-2006. He belongs to the Steering Group of the European reference index for Humanities (ERIH). In 2008-2009 he was a member of the EU’s Expert Group on assessment of University Based Research. In December 2009 he was appointed to the Chair of the Board of the Academy of Finland.