Mobile Populations, Labour Exploitation and Human Trafficking
15-17 Tavistock Place
I am a mixed-methods public health researcher with experience in evaluations of complex interventions across a range of settings.
My research interests are mobilities, migration and health including exploitation, forced/unfree labour, and human trafficking. I am also experienced in research on gender-based violence, sexual health and HIV.
I have an interest in research ethics, and am a member of the LSHTM ethics committee and the NHS Health Research Authority Ethics Committee.
I currently teach on three MSc modules: Research Design and Methods for the Analysis of Global Health Policy; Sexual Health; and Population Studies (Migration).
I previously taught on, and was module organiser for the in-house Principles of Social Research; Research Design and Analysis.
I am a tutor on MSc Public Health and MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research (RSHR). I supervise MSc students and am a member of the MSc RSHR Course Committee.
I am Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
I am part of the NIHR Global Health Research Group working on a mental health package of care for survivors of violence in South Asia.
I am also conducting a multi-country qualitative study examining survivor-centred approaches for men and LGBTI populations that have experienced conflict-related sexual violence. This research is taking place in Afghanistan, Central African Republic and Colombia.
I previously worked on the UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development (MIDEQ) Hub, leading the development of the Hub's 12-country survey.
I led the Nepal study of the SWiFT Evaluation on the Work in Freedom an anti-trafficking intervention in Nepal, India and Bangladesh.
Other earlier projects include: the Integra initiative, an evaluation on different models for delivering integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya, Swaziland and Malawi; Camfed Seed Money Scheme evaluation in Zimbabwe and Tanzania; and the interpersonal violence component of the Global Burden of Diseases project.