Forensic PsychologySummer Course

Major Discipline(s)
Criminology / Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology
Location: Stockholm
Session 1

What makes people commit crimes? Are there gender differences? How do children experience legal systems as victims or witnesses of maltreatment? Are criminal investigations conducted differently in European countries in comparison with the U.S.? Forensic psychology is explored from individual to societal levels, with critical analysis of – and examples from – a European perspective. Selected topics include cognitive, emotional, and social approaches to the nature and prevention of criminal behavior.


Meiling Liu

DIS Summer 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.