Miss Emese Szasz

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Educational background


  • MSc in Forensic Psychology  |  Royal Holloway University of London (in English)
  • MSc in Clinical Psychology  |  Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (in German)
  • BSc in Psychology  |  Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary (in Hungarian)

Professional Training

  • Applied Security Studies - G.C. Marshall Center, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Research interests

My MSc research was looking at the myths and public attitudes towards human trafficking in the UK and Hungary. This work has been taken further into my PhD programme which investigates help-seeking behaviour from non-governmental organisations in cases of human trafficking pertaining to sexual exploitation. It is a mixed-method PhD project.



Teaching qualifications

  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) upon completion of the Programme in Skills of Teaching to Inspire Learning (inSTIL)

Teaching (RHUL) - seminars, labs, workshops

  • Research Methods for Psychologists (2nd year UG)
  • Research Methods for Social Scientists (2nd year UG)
  • Data Analysis for Psychologists (2nd year UG)
  • Introduction to Criminology (1st year UG)
  • Social Problems and Social Policy (1st year UG)

Marking (RHUL)

  • Data Analysis for Psychologists (UG)
  • Introduction to Criminology (UG)
  • Criminal Justice System (UG)
  • Social Problems and Social Policy (UG)

Internship coordination

  • Coordinating the internship programme at the Ministry of Defence of Hungary, Defence Policy Department


  • International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS)
  • Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)
  • The Antislavery Early Career Research Network  

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