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Marieke Liem

Professor of Violence and Interventions, Leiden University

Marieke Liem is professor of Violence and Interventions at Leiden University. A graduate of University of Cambridge in the U.K., Marieke Liem completed her PhD in Forensic Psychology from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Before joining the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University, she was a Marie Curie fellow at Harvard University. Her research revolves around interpersonal violence, with specific research projects on domestic violence, the role of mental health in violence, the effects of confinement on violent offenders, and international comparative research on lethal violence. In her recent work and trough interdisciplinary collaborations, she seeks to approach violence as a public health problem.