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Ann Frisén

PROFESSOR

Department of
Psychology
Telephone
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Room number
427
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Ann Frisén

Biography Ann Frisén (previously Ann Erling) is a Licensed Psychologist since 1995. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Gothenburg in 1999, the title of thesis was: ‘Psychological development in children of short stature’. She is a professor of psychology at the University of Gothenburg since 2009. Ann Frisén is also a member of the management committee of COST action COST Action IS1210 Appearance matters – tackling the physical and psychosocial consequences of dissatisfaction with appearance.

Teaching Ann has been teaching and coordinating courses among several of the educations given at the department. Her teaching has mainly concerned developmental psychology and dissertation work in the psychologist program.

Research interests Ann’s primary research interests are in the area of developmental psychology, especially: bullying (mainly cyberbullying), body image and identity. Ann is part of the research group Gothenburg Research unit on Youth Development (GReY).

Current research Some of the research projects are listed below: GoLD - Gothenburg Longitudinal study of Development GREEN - Gothenburg Research on Ethnicity-related Experiences and Narratives MoS - Mobbning och Skola (Bullying and School) AKTION MOT NÄTMOBBNING – en utvärdering av en intervention mot nätmobbning (Action against cyberbullying – an intervention)