Janne Holmgren, PhD

Academic Title: Professor

E-mail: jholmgren@mtroyal.ca


PhD: University of Calgary
MA: Simon Fraser University
BA: University of Fraser Valley
Diploma: Criminology, Mount Royal College

Scholarly Interests:

DNA evidence; psychological explanations of crime; forensics; death investigation; MAOA genotyping; genotyping; phenotyping and forensic interviewing.

Teaching Statement:

I teach using a collaborative approach to how I run my classroom. I use illustrators, community engagement and focus on real criminal cases.

Selected Scholarly Activity:

Holmgren, J. A. (2017). Interviewing and Interrogation: A Canadian Critical and Practical Perspective (First Ed.). Toronto: Nelson Education.

Boon, S., & Holmgren, J. (2020). Perceived Effects of Celiac Disease on Romantic Relationships. Canadian Psychological Association’s 81st Annual National Convention, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Due to COVID-19, this presentation occurred virtually).

Holmgren, J., Boon, S., & Boyce, M. (2019). Making a Murderer: Injustice Anywhere is A Threat to Justice Everywhere. Calgary Expo: Comics & Entertainment, BMO Centre, Calgary. (Panel Presenter).

Boon, S. D., & Holmgren, J. A. (2019). Perceptions of the effects of celiac disease on romantic relationships among individuals with celiac disease. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36(10), 3199-3218.

Holmgren, J. A. (2019). Biological Witness: DNA Phenotyping. Canadian Criminal Justice Association Journal (Justice Report) Volume 34(2), 22-25.

Selected Grants, Honours and Awards:

  • 2023, Summer. Awarded the Community Engagement Award. Mount Royal University, Canada
  • 2022, March. Nominated for the Distinguished Faculty Award. Mount Royal University, Canada.

Link to Curriculum Vitae: here