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Police Education Unit at Umeå University


Annika Johansson, university lecturer

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.

Jonas Hansson, other position, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Researcher and lecturer. Project leader in evaluation of electric shock weapons. Participating in scientific elucidation of Mareld, the police's initiative in prioritized areas in Stockholm. Supervise police students in the thesis work.

Markus Naarttijärvi, senior lecturer (associate professor)

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

Mattias Hjertstedt, senior lecturer (associate professor)

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

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.

Staffan Karp, senior lecturer (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.