Hanna Sahlin Lilja

Doctoral Student, Lärare, ,

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
  • Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified


  • Criminology


Main research areas

  • Crime statistics
  • Fear of crime
  • Penal politics
  • Criminological methodology


Current research

I am currently working on my PHD-thesis, a project about how fear of crime is measured and operationalized. The project aims to study how the concept of ”fear of crime” is used in political debate, and how the concept impacts policies of crime and law.

Recent research outputs

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