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Dr Jennifer Hamilton
 
Dr Jennifer Hamilton Lecturer
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
University of Ulster
Jordanstown campus
Shore Road
Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
Phone: +44 28 90368462
Email: ja.hamilton@ulster.ac.uk
   

Dr Jennifer Hamilton is a lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Ulster, specialising in gender, ethnicity and research methods, and an associate member of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS).  She has been involved in social research among the minority ethnic population in Northern Ireland.  Her research has included investigating the level of service provision, mainly in the health and education sectors, for minority ethnic communities.  She has also conducted research into social cohesion among migrants and existing residents and the level and impact of racism in Northern Ireland.  More recently she has been involved in research on the impact of human trafficking and forced labour on victims and society. 

Current research interests are: minority ethnic groups, human trafficking and forced labour racism and sectarianism