Sara joined the School of Law in August 2020. Her research interests include fraud, computer crime, victims of crime, tech law, policing and data ethics. She has experience of using both qualitative and quantitative methods and is passionate about the benefits of working in partnership with stakeholders and harnessing the benefits of mixed methods and interdisciplinary research.
Sara holds a BSc in Politics and International Relations and a Graduate Diploma in Law. She has also undertaken an MSc by Research on counter-terrorism policing. In addition, she has worked as a researcher within industry and academia, has interned with the UK’s Home Office tutored for five years in both Law and Criminology.
Her Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Ph.D. project examines (repeat) victimisation and vulnerability to fraud and computer crimes and is a collaboration with the Southern Wales Regional Organised Crime Unit.
In her spare time, Sara volunteers with the Welsh charity Asylum Justice and produces and co-presents the Cyber Law and Security Podcast.