Dr Erin Sanders-McDonagh is a lecturer in sociology in the Department of Criminology and Sociology at Middlesex University. Her research focuses primarily around gender and sexuality, and gender-based violence. Erin completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham in 2010, working Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson and Dr Amal Treacher around the sex tourism industry in Thailand, and more recent research projects have explored street-based sex work, domestic violence, healthy relationships amongst young people. She has just finished two evaluation projects – one with Women’s Open Spaces around their work with vulnerable young people and street-based sex workers, and another with Against Violence and Abuse around their community-based psycho-educational workshops for young people who have witnessed domestic violence. She is currently project managing an evaluation to Tender around their national roll-out of their healthy relationships workshops for young people, and has recently won a British Academy/Leverhulme small grant exploring women in nationalist movements (with Dr Jon Mullholland (PI) and Dr Nicola Montagna).