Jessica Perera

Researcher on the UK programme.

She is carrying out research on the policing of inequality and an IRR background paper (The London Clearances: Race, housing and policing), based on her Master’s thesis into the regeneration of London’s council estates and the dispossession of BAME communities via gentrification, will be published in March 2019.  She has an MA in Postcolonial Studies and Global Policy and has previously worked in youth centres in Islington, and as an intern at Citizens Advice, where she researched people’s experiences on Universal Credit.

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