Prof. J. Kivivuori

University of Helsinki
Criminology, Homicide, Youth Crime, Methodology of crime surveys


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).