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Amber Beckley

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 302269

Room: L2203

Amber Beckley
Research subject Research environments

About Amber Beckley

About Amber L. Beckley, PhD, Docent

Amber is a criminologist whose research focuses on how developmental factors influence criminal offending and victimization across the life-course. Her current research focuses on risks for and consequences of criminal collaborations.

During 2024-2025, Amber, along with her colleagues Anne Sofie Tegner Anker (Rockwool Foundation), Brittany Evans (Örebro University), Antti Latvala (University of Helsinki), Torbjørn Skardhamar (University of Oslo) will host a series of meetings at the Institute for Futures Studies on biospychosocial criminological theory and critique in the Nordic region, funded by the Nordic Research Council for Criminology. 

Research projects

Amber is currently co-principal invesitgator for 4C – The Swedish Consortium for the study of Contemporary Criminal Collaboration, along with Amir Rostami (lead-pi) and Hernan Mondani (co-pi), funded by the Swedish Research Council. 

Amber was the principal investigator on the project "Childhood psychosocial and environmental predictors of crime and victimization across life.", funded by a 2.875 mil SEK grant from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

Amber was a co-investigator on the project, "What happend in Sweden over the last 40 years?", funded by a 4.9 million SEK grant from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working life and Welfare (Forte). The project focuses on how immigration has affected the development of crime in Sweden over the last 40 years.


Amber supervises theses at the bachelor and master level. Amber teaches in the course Kunskapsbaserad brottsprevention och trygghetsfrämjande arbete.


email (preferred):

telephone: 019-30 22 69, times: Mondays 10:00-11:00,  Tuesdays 9:00-10:00


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