Björn Lundberg holds a Ph.D. in history from Lund University. His research interests concern modern political and cultural history with emphasis on the history of childhood and youth. Other research topics include environmental history, nationalism and internationalism. His doctoral thesis (2018) examined outdoor recreation and education for children and youth in Sweden during the 20th century, with emphasis on the relationship between friluftsliv (outdoor life) and citizenship.
Lundberg has a background in journalism and has written articles for several popular history magazines in Sweden. As a doctoral student, he co-founded and operated the podcast "Lite Passé". He is currently junior editor of the academic journal Scandia.