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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40), C255f

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Research profile

Prof. Kivivuori’s research focuses on homicide, delinquency, methodology of crime measurement, history of criminology and historical criminology. His most recent projects involve the extension of comparative homicide research into deep past (Historical Homicide Monitor). He has been centrally involved in the creation of research based crime indicators, such as the Finnish Self-Report Delinquency Study (FSRD, 1995-), the Finnish Homicide Monitor (FHM, 2002-), and the Finnish Crime Victim Survey (FCVS, 2012-). Currently he serves in the Steering Committees of the International Self-Report Delinquency Study (ISRD) and the European Homicide Monitor (EHM).

Curriculum vitae

Education

1994 D. Soc. Sc., Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Sociology

1991 M. Soc. Sc., Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Sociology

Current positions

2016– Professor of Criminology, Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy, University of Helsinki

2017– Adjunct Professor of History of Criminology and Sociology, University of Oulu

Prior positions

2015–2016 Research Director, Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy, University of Helsinki

2000–2014 Research Director, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Criminological Unit

1992–2000 Researcher and Senior Researcher, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Criminological Unit, Finland

Teaching and supervision

2019– Course in Criminology and History, Universities of Helsinki and Oulu

2018–2020 Director, Master’s Programme in Social Research, University of Helsinki

2018– Creation of the Criminological Seminar, Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences, University of Helsinki

2017– Creation of the Criminology Study Track, Master's Programme in Social Research, University of Helsinki

2000–2015 Teaching of Criminology at the department of Sociology, University of Helsinki

2000– Supervision of completed PhD theses: 5

2000– Supervision of extensive number of research projects, as Research Director at National Research Institute of Legal Policy and, from 2015, at the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy, University of Helsinki

Societal impact related

2016– Chair, Research Division of the Council of Crime Prevention (Ministry of Justice), Finland

2016– Vice-Member and Member, Council of Crime Prevention (Ministry of Justice), Finland

Academic positions of trust

2020– Member, Nominations Committee, American Society of Criminology

2019– Chair, Finnish Society of Criminology (Suomen Kriminologinen Yhdistys ry)

2018 Member, Review Panel (Law, Criminology, Philosophy and Ethics), Swedish Research Council, Sweden

2016–2019 Member, Jury of the Young Criminologist Award, European Society of Criminology

2015 Prize of the Finnish Data Archive, for the advancement of open science

2013– Member, Editorial Board of the European Journal of Criminology

2013–2015 Editor, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention

2011– Member, Steering Committee, European Homicide Monitor

2010– Member, Steering Committee of the International Self-Report Delinquency Study

2007– 2009 Board member, Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology

2003– 2004 Co-Editor, journal Oikeus

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Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • Criminology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

A Global Perspective on Young People as Offenders and Victims: First Results from the ISRD3 Study

Enzmann, D., Kivivuori, J. K. A., Haen Marshall, I., Steketee, M., Hough, M. & Killias, M., 1 Oct 2018, Cham: Springer International Publishing . 85 p. (SpringerBriefs in Criminology)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The revenge motive in delinquency: Prevalence and predictors

Kivivuori, J., Savolainen, J. & Aaltonen, M., Feb 2016, In : Acta Sociologica. 59, 1, p. 69-84 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects

NRK: Nuorisorikollisuuskysely

Kaakinen, M. A. I., Kivivuori, J. & Raeste, A. J.

01/01/1995 → …

Project: Research project

Nordic Homicide from Past to Present

Kivivuori, J., Bergsdottir, G., Büchert Netterstroem, J., Granath, S., Jonasson, J. O., Karonen, P., Koskivirta, A., Lehti, M., Lindström, D., Okholm, M. & Rautelin, M.

01/09/201831/12/2019

Project: Research project

Views of Violence in a Changing Media Landscape (ViVi)

Kivivuori, J., Näsi, M., Reunanen, E. & Haara, P.

01/02/201731/07/2018

Project: Research project

Prizes

Activities

International Self-Report Delinquency Study (ISRD) (External organisation)

Janne Kivivuori (Member)
2010 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

Rikoksentorjuntaneuvoston tutkimusjaosto (External organisation)

Janne Kivivuori (Chair)
29 Oct 201530 Sep 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Rikoksentorjuntaneuvosto (External organisation)

Janne Kivivuori (Member)
1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Rikoksentorjuntaneuvoston tutkimusjaosto (External organisation)

Janne Kivivuori (Chair)
1 Jan 201912 Dec 2021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Huomioita kriminologian kysynnästä ja sen tarjonnan kehityshaasteista

Janne Kivivuori (Speaker)
29 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Haastattelu tiedotuslehdessä (HelsinkiMissio)

Janne Kivivuori

15/12/2016

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu Tietoarkisto-lehdessä: Tietoarkisto 43 (3/2015)

Janne Kivivuori

15/12/2015

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

"Rikollisen muotokuva" (sanomalehtihaastattelu)

Janne Kivivuori

16/02/2015

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media