Short CV/Education and training

  • 1988
    Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, Washington D.C.

  • 1991
    LL.M. Lund University

  • 1991 – 1994
    Law clerk

  • 1996 – 2002
    Doctoral student

  • 2002 – 2008
    Assistant professor, Lund University

  • 2008
    Lecturer in law

  • 2012
    Lecturer in social work

  • since 2012
    Professor in law, Lund University

Selected publications

  • Mattsson, Titti, Patient safety at odds wth patient privacy? The case of national and regional quality registries for incapacitated elderly in Sweden, in Lex Medicae (special issue), University of Coimbra, 2014

  • Broström, Linus, Johansson, Mats, Mattsson, Titti, Vilka personer saknar förutsättningar att ge informerat samtycke till att delta i forskning? En rättslig och etisk diskussion rörande etikprövningslagens regler och tillämpning, Förvaltningsrättslig tidskrift 2014, pp. 171-183

  • Mattsson, Titti, Participation and Flexibility for All? A Study of Modern Family Structures and Children's Rights. I: Ann Numhauser-Henning and Mia Rönnmar (red), Normative Patterns and Legal Developments within the Social Dimension of the EU, Hart Publishing 2013, pp. 117-137

  • Mattsson, Titti, National Ombudsman for the Elderly: A solution for a more responsive welfare state?, Retfaerd nr 36/2013, pp. 9-24

  • Mattsson, Titti, Some reflections on a dialogical approach to the recognition of children in the decision-making process. I: Kerstin Nordlöf, Farhad Malekian (red) The sovereignty of children law, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2012, pp. 101-115.

  • Ryrstedt, Eva, Mattsson, Titti, Children´s Rights to Representation: a Comparison between Sweden and England, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, Oxford Journals, nr 1/2008, pp.135-147

Selected projects

Current research projects:

  • Research on incapacitated persons. A legal study of the Ethical Review in Sweden. Funded by the Swedish Research Council, 4 280 000 SEK.

  • Active aging for all? A research project within the research program Elder Law. Research grant for Elder Law – initiating a new interdisciplinary research environment on active ageing, social integration and the legal status of the elderly. Funded by Marcus and Marianne Wallenberg Foundation and Ragnar Söderbergs Foundation.

  • The Instrument of Government and the Public Administration: From the Separation of Powers to the Separation of Functions – and Back Again? The Constitutional Relation between the Swedish Government and the Public Administration in International and Historical Perspective. November 2010. The project in funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member in the Scentific Board of Law and Philosophy at the Swedish Research Council since 2012

  • Member in the Scientific Board of the Swedish National Board of Institutional Care since 2010

Additional qualifications

  • Expert for the Swedish Child Ombudsman since 2008

  • Expert in the Southern Sweden Bioethics committee for Health care

  • Member and former Chair for the Nordic Committee of Bioethics since 2009

  • Speaker at 30 international conferences and 100 national conferences


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