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Police Education Unit at Umeå University


Anders Bek, associate professor

Ph. D. in Science of Education, at the Department of applied educational science (TUV). "Excellent teacher" at Umeå university.

Annika Johansson, associate professor

I work as a Senior Lecturer and teach and research primarily in sport science. I also teach at the Basic Training Programme for Police Officers.

Arian Rostami, doctoral student

Doctoral student at the Department of Epi­demiology and Global Health.

David Sjöberg, associate professor
Erik Borglund, visiting professor
Hans Löfgren, associate professor
Jenny Nordhall, financial coordinator

Finance Coordinator at the Police Education Unit - University in Umeå

Jenny Sundholm, study administrator
Jonas Hansson, associate professor

Researcher and lecturer. Project leader in evaluation of electric shock weapons. Researcher in the evaluation of Mareld, the police's initiative in prioritized areas in Stockholm. 

Josefina Jarl, administrator, doctoral student
Jörg Richter, visiting professor
Katrin Pusch, study administrator
Lena Landström, associate professor

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.

Lena Lejon, other position
Markus Naarttijärvi, associate professor

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

Mattias Hjertstedt, associate professor

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

Mehdi Ghazinour, professor

Deputy Head and research leader. Participates in several research projects in police science with a focus on the police personality, stress, trauma and working environment.

Mia Lind, doctoral student
Miguel Inzunza, associate professor
Mikael Emsing, other position

PhD-student with focus on conflict management, mental health and personality. 

Mojgan Padyab, research fellow

Mojgan Padyab is Associate Professor in social work

Monica Burman, professor

My main fields of research and teaching is criminal law, men's violence against women and gender and law.

Pontus Bergh, associate professor
Rasmus Karlsson, other position

Dr Rasmus Karlsson is an Associate Professor in political science. He has published widely on climate mitigation policy, development ethics, and global affairs from an ecomodernist perspective.

Sofia Wård, other position
Staffan Karp, associate professor

I hold a position as Associate Professor in Education. My main research interests are socialization in sports for children and youth and inertia and change in sport systems and in the police.

Tova Stenlund, other position

I am associate professor (docent) of psychology and Deputy head (head of research) at the Police education unit.