Arniika Kuusisto works at Stockholm University as a Professor in Child and Youth Studies, specializing in Early Childhood Education. Her research interests include individual worldviews, ontologies and value learning trajectories in childhood and youth, especially focusing on the situated meaning-making in the interplay between agency and social environment. She has also studied diversity in ECEC communities and school, worldview education in different levels, and educator professionalism. Kuusisto is a Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, and a Research Director and Docent at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, with an Academy of Finland funded (2018-2022) research project 'Growing up radical? The role of educational institutions in guiding young people's worldview construction'.