Biography

Jocelyn is a Research Officer in the Death Penalty Research Unit, led by Professor Carolyn Hoyle. She leads the project; Mapping Death Row, researching foreign nationals sentenced to death across the Middle East and Asia. This project has arisen from the work of the 'Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty' network of human rights charities and academics. The project is to establish an interactive database, developed in collaboration with HURIDOCS, to collate and make available information on foreign nationals sentenced to death across Asia and the Middle East in order to enable NGOs and interested parties to better assist foreign nationals through activism, advocacy or litigation. 

Before coming to Oxford, Jocelyn worked at Middlesex University and the Université du Québec à Montréal, with Dr Helena Wray & Professor Brad Blitz on a number of research projects regarding the human rights of migrants. She was also involved in writing Expert Witness Reports with Dr Helena Wray and Professor Werner Menski (SOAS) for clients in immigration and asylum cases. Jocelyn also worked at Matrix Chambers as a legal researcher. Jocelyn is a Member of Lincoln’s Inn, having been called to the Bar in England and Wales in 2013, on a Lord Denning Scholarship.