Lecturer in Security and Crime Science, University College London
Dr Ella Cockbain is a lecturer in Security and Crime Science at University College London (UCL) and previous ESRC Future Research Leaders fellow. Her research focuses on serious and organised crime and its prevention, in particular, human trafficking, child sexual exploitation and labour exploitation. She teaches and publishes widely on these topics, including journal articles, book chapters, several edited collections, mainstream media commentaries and her recent book, Offender and Victim Networks in Human Trafficking (Routledge, 2018). Ella is interested in practical, outcome-oriented research and has collaborated widely with organisations across the public, private and third sectors. She has contributed nationally and internationally to policy, strategy, training and practical interventions to combat trafficking and exploitation.