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Natalie Hodgson

Assistant Professor in Law, Faculty of Social Sciences



Natalie Hodgson joined the School of Law as an Assistant Professor in Law in September 2021.

Natalie completed her Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) (Hons I) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) at UNSW Sydney, receiving the University Medal in Criminology. In 2017, she was awarded a Scientia scholarship to undertake her PhD in Law at UNSW. Natalie's doctoral thesis examined the potential of international criminal law to resist state crime through the case study of Australia's offshore detention of asylum seekers. Natalie's research has been published in the Journal of International Criminal Justice and Feminist Legal Studies. In 2021, Natalie was awarded the Andrea Durbach Prize for her article 'International criminal law and civil society resistance to offshore detention', published in the Australian Journal of Human Rights.

Expertise Summary

Natalie's research areas include criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence, international criminal law and refugee law. She has a particular interest in issues of state crime and feminist perspectives on law.

Teaching Summary

Natalie teaches Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal Evidence and Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice.

Natalie is able to supervise UG and PG dissertations in the following areas:

  • Criminal law
  • Policing
  • Criminal procedure and evidence
  • International criminal law
  • Refugee law

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