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Anna Meehan

Title: Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work


Phone: +46 19 303989

Room: L2244

Anna Meehan

About Anna Meehan


Anna Meehan is since 2016 head of unit of Criminology at Örebro University and the coordinator for the IDA-programme. 

Anna has a bachelor's exam in Criminology, a one year master in Psychology as well as, English.


Anna teaches at Semester 2, Semester 3, and Semester 5 within the Criminology programme. Particularly collaboration in crime preventive and safety promotive interventions in society, what feelings of unsafety is, how we can understand feelings of unsafety, and how we can promote feelings of safety, and integrative theory and research on the causes of crime.

Anna is course responsible for the work placement course Work Placement for Criminology Students. 


Anna is a member of the research environment Center for Criminological and Psychosocial Research (CAPS).


Articles in journals |  Conference papers | 

Articles in journals

Fanti, K. A. , Hellfeldt, K. , Colins, O. F. , Meehan, A. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2019). Worried, sad, and breaking rules?: Understanding the developmental interrelations among symptoms of anxiety, depression, and conduct problems during early childhood. Journal of criminal justice, 62, 23-28.
Bergman, L. R. , Andershed, A. , Meehan, A. & Andershed, H. (2018). Individual development and adaptation (IDA): A life-span longitudinal program suited for person-oriented research. Journal for Person-Oriented Research, 4 (2), 63-77.

Conference papers

Hellfeldt, K. , Andershed, H. , Göransson, S. , Meehan, A. & Sverke, M. (2018). Student Generated Violence towards Teachers in Swedish Schools: Prevalence and Characteristics of Victimization and Identification of Risk and Protective Factors. Paper presented at The Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 12-14, 2018 (pp. 172-173).
Hellfeldt, K. , Andershed, H. , Göransson, S. , Meehan, A. & Sverke, M. (2018). Teacher-victimization in Swedish schools: Identification of risk factor. Paper presented at 6th European Association for Forensic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychology & other involved professions Congress (EFCAP 2018). Young victims and young offenders. Prevention and intervention within families and institutions, Venice, Italy, June 20-22, 2018.