Ann-Christin Cederborg

Ann-Christin Cederborg is currently Professor Emeritus at the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden. She became Full Chair Professor at Stockholm University 2009. For fourteen years, she has trained police officers in investigative interviewing at the Swedish Police Authority in Stockholm. Her training is in psychology and social work and her main research interest concern vulnerable children, that is, children exposed to crime, children as eyewitnesses, children exposed to bullying, child migration and integration. She has continuously received grants from, for example, FORTE, Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation and Crime Victims foundation. As an invited guest researcher, she spent a year (January-December 2004) at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at the National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda USA. She was invited by Professor Michael Lamb at NIH and he also invited her as a guest professor (January-August 2015) at the Department of Psychology, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

During the years her supervision of doctoral students has resulted in 14 doctoral theses. She teaches students, for example, in developmental psychology, investigative interviewing of alleged children, children’s social relationships at school and preschool, bullying between peers, and scientific methods. During the period 2011-2017 she served as the head of the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Stockholm University.

Porträtt Ann-Christin Cederborg.

Professor Ann-Christin Cederborg, Child psychology, Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden

Selection of publications

Cederborg, A-C., Orbach, Y., Sternberg, K. J. &. Lamb. M. (2000). Investigative interviews of child witnesses in Sweden. Child Abuse and Neglect, 24, 10, 1355-1361.

Cederborg, A-C. & Lamb, M.E. (2006). How does the legal system respond when children with learning difficulties are victimized? Child Abuse and Neglect, 30, 5, 537-547. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2005.10.015.

Cederborg, A-C. & Lamb, M.E. (2008). Interviewing alleged victims with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 52,1, 49-58. doi: 10.1111/j.1365- 2788.2007.00976.x.

Cederborg, A-C., La Rooy, D. & Lamb, M.E. (2008). Repeated interviews with children who have intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 21, 103- 113.

Cederborg, A-C., & Gumpert, C. (2010). The challenge of assessing credibility when children with intellectual disabilities are alleged victims of abuse. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, 12, 2, 125-140.