Ella Cockbain

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.

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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Report on Research Findings and Recommendations on Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains Released Today

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Symposium: Tomorrow’s Slavery, Today | A Response

Urmila Bhoola
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

New Collaboration in the Global Effort to Fight Modern Slavery

United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, The Rights Lab
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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Report on Research Findings and Recommendations on Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains Released Today

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Survivor and Victim Support

Symposium: Addressing Modern Slavery’s Root Causes

Jess Torres, Nat Paul
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

A Tool for Health Professionals to Gather Data on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

Jordan Greenbaum
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