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Andrea Nicholson

Nottingham Research Fellow in The Rights Lab Beacon, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Andrea Nicholson is a Nottingham Research Fellow in the Rights Lab and with the School of Politics and International Relations. She joined Nottingham in 2017 as an Associate and later as Research Fellow, having previously worked at Nottingham Trent University as a Head of Department, and as Research Director for Nottingham Law School. She received her PhD in American & Canadian Studies and History from the University of Nottingham in 2018. Her research interests include human rights, public administration and public policy, modern slavery and human trafficking. She focuses on the narratives and antislavery ideas of survivors of slavery, working closely with government bodies and NGOs on victim support.

Teaching Summary

Andrea Nicholson has previously taught at postgraduate and undergraduate level on international human rights and public international law. She currently teaches at final year undergraduate level on… read more

Research Summary

Andrea Nicholson's current research concerns survivor interactions with State and NGO services in the UK and outside of central support mechanisms, and the ethics of research involving survivors.

Recently she co-authored a Cost Benefit Analysis of the Modern Slavery Victim Support Bill 2019-2020 currently progressing through Parliament, and authored a report on child slavery for the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. She has collaborated on research with a number of non-governmental organisations, and provided consultancy to international and governmental organisations. She currently leads a project analysing the challenges of sustained liberation for survivors of human trafficking in India and Ethiopia.

Andrea Nicholson has previously taught at postgraduate and undergraduate level on international human rights and public international law. She currently teaches at final year undergraduate level on slavery past and present.

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