Discipline: Criminology / Criminal Justice

Guilty or Not Guilty? Psychology in the Courtroom

Why do individual jurors draw different conclusions about the verdict on the basis of the same evidence? Can judges and jurors detect if defendants or victims lie about what occurred with an intention to withhold the…

Psychology of Violence and Hate

How should we understand the psychology behind violence and hate? This course focuses on understanding radicalization processes, including psychological perspectives on the role of motivation, ideology, identity, and risk factors. Characteristics and mechanisms of violent extremist…

Psychology of Violence and Hate

Psychology of Criminal Behavior

Why do people offend? Can we predict who the victims will be? This course applies psychological/criminological theory and research methods to the understanding of criminality, and its consequences, assessment, treatment, and prevention. Mental disorders and their…

DIS Copenhagen, Psychology of Criminal Behavior