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Freya Smith
Research Intern


Freya is a Research Intern at Crest. She undertakes tasks such as focus groups, literature reviews, stakeholder engagement, and administrative support across a variety of projects.

Previously Freya worked as an Advocacy Intern at Human Rights Watch, where she conducted research into domestic and foreign policy issues and wrote parliamentary briefings. She holds a masters with distinction in International Politics, focusing on human rights, and a 1st class Criminology degree.

Freya is interested in all things criminology, including maternal imprisonment, criminal justice policy, and theories of crime and criminality. In her spare time, Freya enjoys swimming and reading.