Jocelyn Hutton

Research Associate

Other affiliations

Faculty of Law University of Oxford Migration and Mobility Network


Jocelyn is a Research Associate in the Death Penalty Research Unit, led by Professor Carolyn Hoyle. She led the research for Mapping Death Row, mapping Foreign Nationals at Risk of Capital Punishment in Asia and the Middle East, funded by the ESRC. 

She is also working with the DPRU on a new three-year project, funded by the ESRC, on people on death row for drug offences, which will be developing an interactive database to map people on death row for drug offences across Asia and the Middle East during this time.

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.