Research

Our Team

Our large and diverse team bring a much-needed research rigour to a global community that has awoken to the historic possibility of ending slavery in our lifetime

Leadership | Operations | Research and Impact Development | Measurement and Geographies Programme  | Law and Policy Programme | Business and Economies Programme | Health and Communities Programme 


Leadership  

Zoe Trodd

Zoe Trodd

Rights Lab Director

Todd Landman

Todd Landman

Rights Lab Research Director and Professor of Political Science

Doreen Boyd

Doreen Boyd

Rights Lab Associate Director (Measurement and Geographies Programme) and Professor of Earth Observation

 
Alexander Trautrims

Alexander Trautrims

Rights Lab Associate Director (Business and Economies Programme) and Professor of Supply Chain Management

Katarina Schwarz

Katarina Schwarz

Rights Lab Associate Director (Law and Policy Programme) and Associate Professor of Antislavery Law and Policy

Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright

Rights Lab Associate Director (Health and Communities Programme) and Associate Professor in Mental Health

 
 

 

Operations  

Jacqui Clay

Jacqui Clay

Description
Rights Lab Senior Research Operations Manager
Karen Eveson

Karen Eveson

Description
Rights Lab Research Funding Manager
Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Description
Rights Lab Senior Administrator
Manish Makhecha

Manish Makhecha

Description
Rights Lab Senior Operations Officer
Chloe Durack-Robinson

Chloe Durack-Robinson

Description
Rights Lab Senior Operations Officer (Research Administration)
Kelsey Carthew

Kelsey Carthew

Description
Rights Lab Senior Operations Officer (Research Administration)
Clare Hollingworth

Clare Hollingworth

Description
Rights Lab Senior Operations Officer (Research Administration)
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Research and Impact Development 

Lisa Carroll

Lisa Carroll

Description
Rights Lab Strategy Director and Professor of Practice in Strategy and Innovation
Lois Bosatta

Lois Bosatta

Description
Rights Lab Head of Business Development and Partnerships
Vicky Brotherton

Vicky Brotherton

Description
Rights Lab Head of Policy Engagement and Impact (on Maternity Leave 2023-24)
Laoise Ní Bhriain

Laoise Ní Bhriain

Description
Rights Lab Head of Strategic Project Development
Nick Wright

Nick Wright

Description
Rights Lab Head of Research Development
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Measurement and Geographies Programme

Doreen Boyd

Doreen Boyd

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Measurement and Geographies Programme) and Professor of Earth Observation
Kevin Bales

Kevin Bales

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Contemporary Slavery
Siddharth Kara

Siddharth Kara

Description
British Academy Global Professor and Rights Lab Associate Professor of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Bethany Jackson

Bethany Jackson

Description
Rights Lab Senior Research Fellow in Modern Slavery and Sustainable Ecosystems
Edgar Rodríguez-Huerta

Edgar Rodríguez-Huerta

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Social-Ecological Systems Modelling
Albert Nyarko-Agyei

Albert Nyarko-Agyei

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Machine Learning and PhD Student in Geospatial Systems
Renoy Girindran

Renoy Girindran

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Data and Technologies
Cristina Vrinceanu

Cristina Vrinceanu

Description
Rights Lab Research Associate in Earth Observation and Geospatial Data Science
Faiza Zafar

Faiza Zafar

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Business Practices and Lead in Social Accounting
Emily Wyman

Emily Wyman

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Research Impact and Evaluation Strategy
Giles Foody

Giles Foody

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Geographical Information Science
Jess Sparks

Jess Sparks

Description
Rights Lab Senior Research Fellow in Anti-Slavery Ecosystems Data
James Goulding

James Goulding

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Business Analytics
Kevin Fahey

Kevin Fahey

Description
Rights Lab Data Science Training Lead and Assistant Professor in Politics
Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business Analytics
Stuart Marsh

Stuart Marsh

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Geospatial Engineering
Sabrina Li

Sabrina Li

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Quantitative Geography
Thom Davies

Thom Davies

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice
Chris Ives

Chris Ives

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor of Environment and Society
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Social Movements
Liam-Elio Colabuono-Mcdonagh

Liam-Elio Colabuono-Mcdonagh

Description
Rights Lab Research Associate and Masters Student in Earth Observation
Pankaj Chug

Pankaj Chug

Description
Visiting Fellow in Child Trafficking, Survivor Identification and Support

Learn about the Measurement and Geographies programme

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Law and Policy Programme

Katarina Schwarz

Katarina Schwarz

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Law and Policy Programme) and Associate Professor of Antislavery Law and Policy
Helen McCabe

Helen McCabe

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Political Theory
Urmila Bhoola

Urmila Bhoola

Description
Rights Lab Principal Research Fellow in Justice and Global Antislavery
Anastasiia Kliuha

Anastasiia Kliuha

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Policy and Interventions
Lauren Eglen

Lauren Eglen

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Modern Slavery, Gender and Feminist Approaches
Ergul Celiksoy

Ergul Celiksoy

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Law
Jean Allain

Jean Allain

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Leverhulme Professor
Pamela Vargas Gorena

Pamela Vargas Gorena

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Antislavery Law and Human Rights
Rebecca Brown

Rebecca Brown

Description
PhD Student and Rights Lab Research Fellow in Law and Policy
Svitlana Rostetska

Svitlana Rostetska

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Trafficking, Migration and Displacement
Laura Sawyer

Laura Sawyer

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Politics and International Relations
Aline Campos Pereira

Aline Campos Pereira

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Labour Exploitation and Worker Voice and PhD Student in Law
Robert Marin

Robert Marin

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Anti-Slavery International Cooperation
Timothy Masiko

Timothy Masiko

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Trade and Economic Law
Gulshan Khan

Gulshan Khan

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Political Theory
Katy Ferris

Katy Ferris

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Business Law
Diana Popescu-Sarry

Diana Popescu-Sarry

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Political Theory
Vernon Coaker

Vernon Coaker

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Professor of Politics and Policy
Shae Heitz

Shae Heitz

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Law and Policy
Andrew Mumford

Andrew Mumford

Description
Rights Lab Professor of War Studies
Victor Kattan

Victor Kattan

Description
Rights Lab Nottingham Senior Research Fellow in Slavery and Apartheid
Naomi Lott

Naomi Lott

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Law, Survivor Support and Children's Rights
Fernanda Rangel

Fernanda Rangel

Description
Rights Lab and British Academy Visiting Fellow in Labour Exploitation and Econometric Approaches

Learn about the Law and Policy programme

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Business and Economies Programme

Alexander Trautrims

Alexander Trautrims

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

Lola Young

Description
Honorary Rights Lab Professor of Antislavery Policy and Business
Sara Thornton

Sara Thornton

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Practice in Modern Slavery Policy
Thomas Chesney

Thomas Chesney

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Computational Social Science
Caroline Emberson

Caroline Emberson

Description
Rights Lab Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Operations Management
Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster

Description
Rights Lab Lead in Technology and Exploitation and Assistant Professor in Information Systems
Oana Burcu

Oana Burcu

Description
Rights Lab Senior Research Fellow in Global Regulations and Labour Exploitation
Martin Hughes

Martin Hughes

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Modelling and Measurement
Esther Weir

Esther Weir

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Anti-Slavery Policy and Governance
Michelle Stirk

Michelle Stirk

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Accounting
Sabina Lawreniuk

Sabina Lawreniuk

Description
Rights Lab Nottingham Research Fellow in Gender, Activism and the Garment Industry
Lara Bianchi

Lara Bianchi

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business and Society
Subhan Ullah

Subhan Ullah

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Accounting
Lee Matthews

Lee Matthews

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Business and Society
Anne Touboulic

Anne Touboulic

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Operations Management
Facundo Albornoz Crespo

Facundo Albornoz Crespo

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Economics
Mihaela Kelemen

Mihaela Kelemen

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Business and Society
Luis Torres

Luis Torres

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour, Business & Society
Annamaria La Chimia

Annamaria La Chimia

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Law and Development
Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Modern Slavery Corporate Responses
Akilah Jardine

Akilah Jardine

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Antislavery Business
Katherine Y. Conroy

Katherine Y. Conroy

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Anti-Slavery Innovation and Financial Crime Analytics
Denise Fletcher

Denise Fletcher

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Professor in Business and Economies
Tina Davis

Tina Davis

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Professor in Migration, Business and Society

Learn about the Business and Economies programme

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Health and Communities Programme

Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright

Description
Rights Lab Associate Director (Health and Communities Programme) and Associate Professor in Mental Health
Alison Gardner

Alison Gardner

Description
Rights Lab Assistant Professor in Public Policy and Administration
Imogen Lambert

Imogen Lambert

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Cognitive Impairment and Exploitation
Aisha Abubakar

Aisha Abubakar

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Cognitive Impairment and Exploitation
Shona Macleod

Shona Macleod

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Forced Child Begging
Kate Garbers

Kate Garbers

Description
Rights Lab Senior Research Fellow in Policy Evidence and Survivor Support
Andrea Nicholson

Andrea Nicholson

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations
Liz Such

Liz Such

Description
Rights Lab Anne McLaren Fellow in Modern Slavery and Public Health
Minh Dang

Minh Dang

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Survivor Wellbeing and Scholarship
Amelia Watkins-Smith

Amelia Watkins-Smith

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Slavery-Free Communities and PhD Student in Politics & International Relations
Toluwanimi Jaiyebo

Toluwanimi Jaiyebo

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Sociology and Social Policy
Holly Jones

Holly Jones

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Communities and Societies and PhD Student in Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mariana Crespi de Valldaura

Mariana Crespi de Valldaura

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Faith and Survivor Care and PhD Student in Sociology & Social Policy
Zareeda Rashid

Zareeda Rashid

Description
Rights Lab Research Associate and PhD Student in Forced Marriage
Habiba Aminu

Habiba Aminu

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Prevention of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
Nick Clare

Nick Clare

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Geography
Pete Waugh

Pete Waugh

Description
Rights Lab PhD Student in Public Policy
Helen Spiby

Helen Spiby

Description
Rights Lab Professor of Midwifery
Sara Borrelli

Sara Borrelli

Description
Rights Lab Associate Professor of Maternal Health and Wellbeing
Laura Cordisco Tsai

Laura Cordisco Tsai

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Professor of Human Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence
Juliana Rinaldi-Semione

Juliana Rinaldi-Semione

Description
Rights Lab Visiting Fellow in Slavery-Free Futures and Freedoms
Catherine Fougere Masters

Catherine Fougere Masters

Description
Rights Lab Research Fellow in Survivor-Informed Repatriation and Reintegration

Learn about the Health and Communities Programme

 

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