Professor Zoe Trodd is Director of the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham, a university Beacon of Excellence that is delivering research to help end global slavery by 2030. Her research focus is contemporary and historical antislavery strategies.
She has a PhD and MA from Harvard University and a BA from the University of Cambridge. Before joining the University of Nottingham as a professor in 2012, she taught at Columbia University.
She is a member of the AHRC's Peer Review College and its GCRF Strategic Advisory Group; a member of the board of Historians Against Slavery; and a Newnham College (University of Cambridge) Associate. She edits a book series for Cambridge University Press called Slaveries Since Emancipation and teaches a massive open online course (MOOC) called Ending Slavery.