PaCCS Placement Student: Kanchelli Iddrisu
The Partnership for Conflict, Crime & Security Research is excited to announce that Kanchelli Iddrisu will be joining PaCCS beginning in April 2021 to undertake a paid placement, spending 3 months working with the Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa (CEMLAWS). This placement will focus on scoping the extent, nature and impact of e-waste smuggling on the UK-Ghana route. This placement is part of the PaCCS programme Transnational Organised Crime (TNOC): Deepening & Broadening Our Understanding, and will involve collaboration with the Safe Seas Network (www.safeseas.net) with academic guidance from Professor Tim Edmunds (University of Bristol).
Kanchelli is a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research focuses on youth responses to unemployment in Ghana. She holds an MPhil in Education, Globalisation, and International Development from the University of Cambridge. She completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and was awarded an LLM from the University of Law in 2019. She also obtained an undergraduate law degree (LLB) from Kings College London. Kanchelli also works part time at a law firm where she focuses on anti-corruption research and maritime cases.