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Department of Law


Amanda Musco Eklund

I research on the use of autonomous systems in law enforcement and principles of the rule of law.

Ann-Christine Petersson Hjelm

LLM, JSD. Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor). Researcher in Law and Society, Elder Law and Legal History. 

Anna Henriksson
Carin Ulander-Wänman


My area of research pertains to European employment policy and the regulation of the Swedish labour market in law and collective agreements. 

Carina Sjögren
Edward Hansskog
Elin Jonsson
Elizabeth Perry

Elizabeth researches in comparative family law (incl. child and public welfare law). She teaches EU law, Legal English, comparative, conflict of laws and American/common law/constitutional/rights law.

Emil Wistrand Johansson

My research and teaching concern public international law, in particular accountability and cooperation in international criminal law, international humanitarian law and human rights law.


Emma Lind
Fanny Holm
Görel Granström

My research primarily concerns crime victims rights and especially victims of hate crime and how the legal actors are working with these issues.

Jan Leidö

My research and teaching primarily concerns Swedish, comparative, and international aspects of the law of obligations, intellectual property law, private international law and arbitration law.

Johan Lindholm

I research and teach Constitutional Law and Sports Law with a particular interest in courts and judicial poltics and the use of empirical methods in legal research.

Johanna Jers

My research focuses on gender diversity within companies and markets. 

Karin Åström
Lena Enqvist

LL.D. 2019 Umeå University

Lena Landström

My research and teaching are mainly within criminal procedure and criminal justice, with particular focus on the legal responsibilities and powers of police officers and prosecutors.

Linda Andersson
Maria Eklund
Maria Forsman

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

Marina Vannelli

My research primarily concerns international human rights law, international children's rights, migration law and the interaction between international and regional human rights systems.

Markus Naarttijärvi

My research revolves around constitutional rights and rule of law, in particular the intersection of technology, security and human rights.

Marlene Löding

Doctoral student in law. My research concerns the role of judges in Swedish lower courts.

Martina Reinius

I teach and research primarily migration law.

Mattias Derlen

Professor of Law. Main areas of research include constitutional law, Law & Language and empirical legal science. 

Mattias Hjertstedt

My education and research concerns above all procedural law in general and coercive measures in particular.

Per Bergling

Per Bergling is appointed Director-General for the Family Law and Parental Support Authority (MFoF) and on leave of absence from Umeå University.

Sofia Strömgren
Staffan Ingmanson
Stefan Lidberg
Therese Enarsson

In my research I focus on fundamental rights in different legal contexts, such as the protection of victims online and in the legal process, and the protection of free speech online.

Ulf Vannebäck
Ulrika Sanden
Vanessa Vincentie
Victoria Lindgren

Doctoral student in law, main focus tax law/gender. Researches the tax payer and the Swedish fringe benefit taxation system. Teaches tax law.

Viola Boström
Åsa Yttergren
Örjan Edström

Professor, Dr., in law and in particular labour law at Umeå University in Sweden since 2003. The author of many books and articles on labour law including EU labour law.