Veronika Burcar Alm

Veronika Burcar Alm

Senior Lecturer, Fil. Dr., Docent

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Main research and teaching areas

  • Teaching: Criminology, sociology, social psychology
  • Research: Young people's experiences of violence, fear of crime, security work and mediation between crime victim and perpetrator, sibling abuse and digital crowdsourcing.

Current research and teaching

I mainly teach at the Bachelor of Science Programme in Criminology.

Current research projects:

* Sibling violence and sibling fuss - a study of the meaning and consequenses of boundary drawing difficulties. (With Anna Rypi.)

* Citizens as Crime Investigators. Digital crowdsourcing in civil policing and intelligence work. (With David Wästerfors och Erik Hannerz)

Previous research projects:

* "Fuss and rivalry - or physical abuse and harrassments? A qualitative interview study of experiences of being exposed to sibling violence." Funded by the Swedish Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority." (2018)

* "Violence, threats, victimization - young criminals’ images and experiences", a three-year research project funded by the Swedish Research Council

* "Who belongs to the city center? Young people's conditions in the competition for public space", a one-year research project funded by the Jane and Dan Olsson Foundation for scientific purposes.


UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences


  • Sociology
  • Criminology
  • Social psychology


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