Håkan Stattin

Professor, Örebro University, School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Sweden

Håkan Stattin is professor in psychology at Örebro University, Sweden. He has published more than 150 studies in scientific journals and six books covering parenting of adolescents, understanding adolescent girls' problems, pubertal timing, and social relationships in adolescence. He has been cited more than 13 000 times.

Stattin is a developmental researcher predominantly using longitudinal methods for data treatment to study human development-in-context. He is probably most well-known for his research on delinquency development, internal and external adjustment, pubertal development in adolescent girls, parental monitoring, and prevention to reduce alcohol drinking and social adjustment problems. Stattin has served as the president of European Association for Research on adolescence.

Together with Margaret Kerr he received the Roberta Grodberg Simmons Prize Lecture from the Society for Research on Adolescence in 2004 and The William T. Preyer Award for Excellence in Research on Human Development from the European Association for Developmental Psychology in 2013. Two of the tree most cited studies in developmental psychology between 2000 and 2005 were written by Håkan Stattin and Margaret Kerr according to Thompson Information Services.