School of Sociology and Social Policy

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Alison Gardner

Assistant Professor in Public Policy & Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences



Dr Alison Gardner leads the Communities and Society research programme at the University of Nottingham's 'Rights Lab', a global research programme which aims to contribute to the UN's sustainable development goal 8.7 of ending slavery and forced labour by 2030. Her work focusses on place and community-based responses to modern slavery. She holds a Nottingham Research Fellowship and is co-investigator on a GCRF global engagements network grant to investigate the social determinants underpinning resilience against exploitation. She has career experience and expertise in local government and public policy.

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