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    University of Lincoln
    Brayford Pool
    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

    Miss Jan Gordon

    Senior Lecturer

    School of Social and Political Sciences
    College of Social Science

    About Jan Gordon

    Jan has been associated with the University throughout all its various guises. She studied Applied Social Science at the Hull campus when the institution was a College of Higher Education, and graduated the year it became a Polytechnic. She then went to Sheffield to do her MA in Socio- Legal Studies. She spent the following five years working part time at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside, and at the University of Hull Law Department, teaching various socio-legal units. She was appointed full time in 1997, and was promoted to senior lecturer in 1999.
    Jan contributes to a number of modules on the Criminology degree. She is the module coordinator for the Level 3 modules Harm, Agency and Regulation; Criminological Project and Penology and Penal Policy. Jan also teaches on the Health and Social Care module Criminology and Social Justice.
    Jan has undertaken research on Miscarriages of Justice, with particular reference to notions of justice, which she uses to inform her teaching on all of her modules.
    Social Interests
    As an ex-player, and now passionate spectator, Jan is a big rugby league fan. She also enjoys spending time with dogs and dining/drinking with friends.

    Department Responsibilities

    Chair Academic Appeals Panel
    Member Extenuating Circumstances panel
    Member of Education and Student Committee
    Senior Tutor

    Subject Specialism

    Penology and Penal Policy; Social Harm Theory


    • BA (Hons) Applied Social Science
    • MA (Sheff) Socio Legal Studies

    Professional Affiliations

    • HEA — Fellow

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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