Dr Sanaz Zolghadriha
Role: Post-doctoral Research Associate
Background: Sanaz Zolghadriha has recently completed her PhD on the investigation of transnational organised crime networks, at University College London. Sanaz has a background in clinical and forensic psychology, and an interest in research on offending behaviour and law enforcement investigative practices. She has a history of working in a clinical forensic setting, specifically with offender rehabilitation and risk assessments. She has, in addition, conducted a range of different research, including systematic reviews at the Offender Health Research Network (OHRN) at University of Manchester, randomised control trials for treatments of bipolar disorder with the TEAMS trials at the University of Manchester, and human trafficking research with the Children’s Society. In addition, Ms Zolghadriha has experience of working with law enforcement practitioners, especially with regards to issues of transnational organised crime. In 2014, Sanaz founded the UCL Organised Crime Research Network (UCL OCRN), which she is currently heavily involved with.