Kajsa E Dinesson

Thesis title: Defining the law: on police and prosecutorial decision-making under broad and vague terrorism offences.


I am originally from the south of Sweden, having moved to the UK to pursue my academic career. I started out as an undergraduate at the University of York, graduating with a degree in Philosphy, Politics and Economics in 2019 (first). In 2020, I graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an LLM in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (first). 

I joined the University of Edinburgh as a PhD researcher in 2020, working on broad and vague terrorism offences. I have since completed  part time research assistant work for the Covid Collective.



BA Politics, Philosohy, Economics, University of York

LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, University of Edinburgh 

Research summary

Criminal law, legal theory, counter-terrorism, discretion and decision-making.