Gill Hodgson

Gill Hodgson

Lecturer in Professional Policing

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Criminology, Sociology and Policing


  • LLB (Middlesex University London)
  • MA (Middlesex University London)
  • FHEA


Following graduation with a Law Degree in 1996 Gill joined Hertfordshire Constabulary where she spent 12 years in a varied policing career as a PC and DC in Hertfordshire and later Lincolnshire Police. Gill has extensive experience in policing, especially in the areas of front line policing and CID. During this time Gill returned to Middlesex University to complete a Masters degree in Criminology.

Gill is currently a Lecturer in Criminology - Professional Policing here at the University of Hull, as module lead for various subjects of the BSc Professional Policing Degree, having worked previously in a similar role at Lincoln College as an accredited lecturer of Derby University delivering both HE and FE modules relating to the BA Professional Policing Degree and BTEC Level 2 & 3 provision Uniformed Protective Services.

Gill has achieved Fellowship of the HEA (Advance HE).

Gill's academic interests include Recruitment and Retention of Police Officers in the UK, Policing the Roads, Police Transparency, Governance and Accountability, and Criminal Justice.