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Institute of Criminology



Susannah attained a first class BA in Sociology from the University of Sheffield and was awarded the John Westergaard Prize for the best undergraduate dissertation. This research explored how and why male police officers repress mental health illnesses. Susannah also gained an MSc from the University of Edinburgh reading Psychology of Mental Health and completed a dissertation looking at custody suite officers’ perceptions of trauma informed training. 

Susannah began her Ph.D in Lent 2022 under the supervision of Dr Justice Tankebe and Dr Adrian Grounds to investigate police officers and their experience of mental health illnesses. 

Susannah Hickie