Professor Zoe Trodd is Director of the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham, the world's largest and leading group of modern slavery scholars and university Beacon of Excellence that is delivering research to help end global slavery by 2030. Her research focus is strategies for ending slavery.
She has a PhD and MA from Harvard University and a BA from the University of Cambridge. Before joining Nottingham as a professor in 2012, she taught at Columbia University.
She is a member of the AHRC's Peer Review College and 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.