Jill has been at the University of Lincoln since it opened in 1996. Previous to this she worked as a graphic artist and was then a full time parent, going to university as a mature student in 1992. Jill loved university so much that she never left! Jill has many diverse academic interests in Criminology, digital literacy and in the ‘student experience’. She has taken part in research looking at student employability and engagement, the ‘student as producer’, Open Educational Resources (OER), as well as looking at the concept of ‘excellence’ in teaching. In terms of her subject, Jill’s teaching interests include, Theories of Crime, Victimology, Gender and Penology, and she has done research about CCTV, Voluntary Police Support Officers and Gender based Violence. In her spare time, Jill is a keen runner and mountain biker and has completed a number of marathons and ultra runs as well as having a go at several triathlons. Jill also enjoys spending time with her family and she particularly has a personal interest in lobbying for the provision of appropriate adult social care for autistic adults as her son has an autistic spectrum disorder.
Module Coordinator for Applying Criminology (Level 2 core) and Criminology in the Professions (Level 2). Organises and liaises with other departments on Employer Mentoring Scheme and Alumni Events. Personal Tutor, Teaches on Applying Criminology; Criminology in the Professions; Images of Crime and Social Control, Penology and Penal Policy and Applying Research.