Forensic PsychologySemester Course

Program
Psychology
Week-Long Study Tour
Scotland
Core Course Week Study Tour
Sweden
Major Discipline(s)
Criminology / Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

What makes people commit crime? Are there gender differences? What is the role of perception? How are assessments and interventions conducted with those convicted of a serious crime, or those who have been the victim of a crime? Forensic psychology is explored from individual to societal levels, with critical analysis of and examples from a European perspective. Selected topics: cognitive, emotional, social, and neuropsychological approaches to the nature and treatment of criminal behavior.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Legal Studies

Faculty

Meiling Liu

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology (China University of Political Science and Law, 2010). Post Doctorate in Forensic Psychology (Gothenburg University, 2012). Worked as an organizational consultant in areas of leadership and cross-cultural competence training in Sweden. Also has worked as a teacher and researcher at universities in China, and was promoted to the position of associate professor in China. With DIS since 2016.

Meiling Liu, DIS Stockholm faculty