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Our Experts

The largest group of modern slavery scholars in the world, we are home to leading academic experts who are bringing diverse methods from multiple disciplines.

Executive Team | Survivors and Cultures Programme | Data and Measurement Programme | Communities and Society Programme | Law and Policy Programme | Business and Economies Programme


Executive Team 

Zoe Trodd

Zoe Trodd

Description
Rights Lab Director
Todd Landman

Todd Landman

Description
Rights Lab Executive Director
Kevin Bales

Kevin Bales

Description
Rights Lab Research Director
Sarah Kerr

Sarah Kerr

Description
Rights Lab Deputy Director and Modern Slavery Evidence Unit Director
Nathalie Walters

Nathalie Walters

Description
Rights Lab Head of Operations
Sam Cousens

Sam Cousens

Description
Rights Lab Head of Philanthropy, Faculty of Social Sciences
Nick Wright

Nick Wright

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Rights Lab Head of Research Development
Jacqui Clay

Jacqui Clay

Description
Rights Lab Senior Administrator: Programme Coordination and Exec Team PA
Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Description
Rights Lab Senior Administrator: Partnerships, Marketing and Operations
Steve Vaccarini

Steve Vaccarini

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Rights Lab Director of Internships
Olivia Wright

Olivia Wright

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Rights Lab Internship Coordinator
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Survivors and Cultures Programme

Andrea Nicholson

Andrea Nicholson

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director: Survivors and Cultures Programme
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Human Rights and Social Movements
Helen McCabe

Helen McCabe

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Political Theory
Minh Dang

Minh Dang

Description
Rights Lab Director of the Survivor Alliance and Rights Lab PhD Student in Politics and International Relations
Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Mental Health
Hannah-Rose Murray

Hannah-Rose Murray

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Survivor Perspectives
PJ Macleod

PJ Macleod

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Gender, Forced Marriage and Modern Slavery
Vicky Brotherton

Vicky Brotherton

Description
Rights Lab Senior Policy Fellow
Hannah Street

Hannah Street

Description
Survivor Alliance Administrative Assistant

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Data and Measurement Programme

Doreen Boyd

Doreen Boyd

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director: Data and Measurement Programme
Bernard Silverman

Bernard Silverman

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics
James Goulding

James Goulding

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business Analytics
Giles Foody

Giles Foody

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Geographical Information Science
Jessica Sparks

Jessica Sparks

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Ecosystems and MSEU Evidence Fellow for Data and Measurement
Lax Chan

Lax Chan

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Data Analytics
Chris Ives

Chris Ives

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor of Environment and Society
Bertrand Perrat

Bertrand Perrat

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business Analytics
Ioannis Kougkoulos

Ioannis Kougkoulos

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Remote Sensing
Bethany Jackson

Bethany Jackson

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Geography

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Communities and Society Programme

Alison Gardner

Alison Gardner

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director: Communities and Society Programme
Juliet Thondhlana

Juliet Thondhlana

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Rights Lab Lecturer in Education and Applied Linguistics
Jen Birks

Jen Birks

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Culture, Film and Media
Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Policy and Communities
Phil Northall

Phil Northall

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Resilient Cities
Juliana Semione

Juliana Semione

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Politics and International Relations
Amelia Watkins

Amelia Watkins

Description
Rights Lab Slavery-Free Campus Coordinator and Reading Programme Director
Emily Brady

Emily Brady

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Audio and Visual Culture

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Law and Policy Programme

Katarina Schwarz

Katarina Schwarz

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director: Law and Policy Programme
Annamaria La Chimia

Annamaria La Chimia

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Law
Jeff Kenner

Jeff Kenner

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Rights Lab Professor of European Law
Andrew Mumford

Andrew Mumford

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations

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Business and Economies Programme

Alexander Trautrims

Alexander Trautrims

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director: Business and Economies Programme
Lola Young

Lola Young

Description
Honorary Rights Lab Professor of Antislavery Policy and Business
Arianne Griffith

Arianne Griffith

Description
Rights Lab Senior Policy Fellow and MSEU Business Services Manager
Thomas Chesney

Thomas Chesney

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Information Systems
Akilah Jardine

Akilah Jardine

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Business and Communities
Caroline Emberson

Caroline Emberson

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Slavery and Supply Chains
Selim Cakir

Selim Cakir

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Business and Modern Slavery
Emily Wyman

Emily Wyman

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Cooperation and Decision Making
Matthias Dahm

Matthias Dahm

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Economics
Meryem Duygun

Meryem Duygun

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Banking and Finance

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