Research

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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 | Modern Slavery Evidence Unit


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
Nathalie Walters

Nathalie Walters

Description
Rights Lab Head of Operations
Nick Wright

Nick Wright

Description
Rights Lab Head of Research Development
April Hope

April Hope

Description
Rights Lab Research Development Officer
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
Megan Goodchild

Megan Goodchild

Description
Rights Lab Business Administration Apprentice
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Survivors and Cultures Programme

Vicky Brotherton

Vicky Brotherton

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Survivors and Cultures Programme)
Andrea Nicholson

Andrea Nicholson

Description
Rights Lab Nottingham Research Fellow in Survivor Voices
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Human Rights and Social Movements
Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Mental Health
Deanna Davy

Deanna Davy

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Survivors and Cultures
Minh Dang

Minh Dang

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Politics and International Relations and Director of the Survivor Alliance
Jim Moran

Jim Moran

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Drama
Emily Brady

Emily Brady

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Audio and Visual Culture
Hannah Browne

Hannah Browne

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) and Professor of Earth Observation
James Goulding

James Goulding

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business Analytics
Bernard Silverman

Bernard Silverman

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics
Giles Foody

Giles Foody

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Geographical Information Science
Jessica Sparks

Jessica Sparks

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Ecosystems
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 Intervention Impact
Meryem Duygun

Meryem Duygun

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Banking and Finance
Chloe Brown

Chloe Brown

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Remote Sensing

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Communities and Society Programme

Alison Gardner

Alison Gardner

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Communities and Society Programme) and Nottingham Research Fellow in Slavery-Free Communities
Juliet Thondhlana

Juliet Thondhlana

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Education and Migration
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
Jen Birks

Jen Birks

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Culture, Film and Media
Jonathan Tallant

Jonathan Tallant

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Philosophy
Juliana Semione

Juliana Semione

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

Amelia Watkins-Smith

Description
Rights Lab Research Associate in Slavery-Free Communities and David Brion Davis Memorial Scholar (MA in Slavery and Liberation)

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Law and Policy Programme

Katarina Schwarz

Katarina Schwarz

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Law and Policy Programme) and Assistant Professor of Antislavery Law and Policy
Annamaria La Chimia

Annamaria La Chimia

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Law and Development
Jeff Kenner

Jeff Kenner

Description
Rights Lab Professor of European Law
Andrew Mumford

Andrew Mumford

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations
Helen McCabe

Helen McCabe

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Political Theory
Katy Ferris

Katy Ferris

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business Law
Nick Mount

Nick Mount

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Hydroinformatics

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Business and Economies Programme

Alexander Trautrims

Alexander Trautrims

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Business and Economies Programme) and Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Operations Management
Lola Young

Lola Young

Description
Honorary Rights Lab Professor of Antislavery Policy and Business
Thomas Chesney

Thomas Chesney

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Computational Social Science
Akilah Jardine

Akilah Jardine

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Business and Communities
Selim Cakir

Selim Cakir

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Business and Modern Slavery
Caroline Emberson

Caroline Emberson

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Slavery and Supply Chains
Ben Lucas

Ben Lucas

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Marketing
Louise Crewe

Louise Crewe

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Human Geography
Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Modern Slavery Corporate Responses

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Modern Slavery Evidence Unit

bernard silverman

Bernard Silverman

Rights Lab Modern Slavery Evidence Unit Chair


Sarah Kerr

Sarah Kerr

Modern Slavery Evidence Unit Director


arianne griffith

Arianne Griffith

Rights Lab Senior Research and Policy Fellow and Business Services Manager

 

 

Vicky Brotherton

Vicky Brotherton

Rights Lab Policy Engagement Manager

Emily Wyman

Emily Wyman

Rights Lab Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

Laoise Ni Bhriain

Laoise Ní Bhriain

Rights Lab Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

 

 

Hannah Lerigo Stephens

Hannah Lerigo Stephens

Rights Lab Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

 

 



 

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