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Staff photo Maria Forsman

Maria Forsman

LL.D. Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor. Distinguished Teacher. Researcher.

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Associate professor at Department of Law
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My teaching and research interests include in particular children's rights, child (abuse) law and lawyering, social justice (social/welfare law), human rights, elder law, victimology, legal ethics and cause lawyering.

Research:

  • See Research and Publications

Current participation in International/European research projects:

Research Supervision:
Since Aug. 2018, I (together with professors Kirsten Sandberg and Örjan Edström) supervise Marie L. Nordvik's doctoral project in child welfare law and children's rights.

Teaching areas and pedagogical responsibilities:

Appointed Excellent Teacher (highest level) in Umeå University's pedagogical qualification model.
Member of the Education Committe at the Department of Law, Feb 2019-
Member of the Programme Council for the Social Work Programme, at the Department of Social Work, Feb 2018--

  • Current teaching  - see Teaching.
Vänbok till Ulf Israelsson, Umeå: Juridiska institutionen, Umeå universitet 2020 : 91-115
Forsman, Maria
Vasaplan: till stöd för utsatta människor i Umeå, Umeå: Kulturföreningen Vasaplan 2020, (4)
Forsman, Maria; Strömgren, Sofia
Collaborating against child abuse: exploring the Nordic Barnahus model, Cham: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 227-248
Forsman, Maria
Stockholm: Norstedts Juridik AB 2013
Forsman, Maria
Brottsoffer: ansvar och konsekvenser: Ett viktimologiskt forskningsseminarium i Umeå den 22 november 2005
Forsman, Maria
  • Course coordinator and main teacher of Child Law 15, on advanced level for the Master of Laws Programme and Social Work Programme jointly
  • Supervising master essays at the Master of Laws programme
  • Teaching on the the Social Work Programme and the Master of Laws programme, and
  • external, educative days and projects