Researcher and Lecturer in Law, Bristol Law School, University of the West of England
Dr Mary Alice Young is an expert in transnational organised crime and financial crime. Her primary research interests include investigating what happens to the illicit proceeds of transnational organised crimes and how they are laundered; and the use of offshore banking centres to launder money. Dr Young is a permanent lecturer and researcher in law at the University of the West of England.
In 2015, Dr Young became a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University and will be undertaking a Research Fellowship at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik in 2016. As a socio-legal scholar, Dr Young adopts a grounded theory approach to empirical research methods. Her research to date has encompassed investigations into transnational organised crime in countries as diverse as Jamaica, Laos, the Cayman Islands and Vietnam.
Dr Young has previously held a four month post at the UNODC in Laos. Each month Dr Young contributes briefings on organised crime for the think tank Open Briefing.
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