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Dr Sharon Kwok

Lecturer, Western Sydney University

Sharon Ingrid Kwok is a Lecturer (Criminology) in the School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney Universituy, specializing in the study of triad society and Chinese organised crime. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Social Policy and Criminology) from University of Hull in 2001, Master of Science (Criminal Justice Policy) from the London School of Economics in 2004, and PhD (Criminology) from City University of Hong Kong in 2017.

Being the only female researcher conducting ethnographic research on triad society, she has published a number of refereed papers and book chapters in the Qualitative Research, British Journal of Criminology, Trends in Organized Crime, Oxford Bibliographies, and Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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