Aleksandra Jolkina is a journalist and scholar focused on crime and justice, migration and issues of international significance.
Her largest project to date involves an 18-month investigation into “sham” marriages in Ireland between Latvian women and non-EU citizens, supported by Journalismfund.eu. In early 2011, she published a book on the issue for a Latvian target group, for which she was nominated as Latvia’s 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report hero by the United States Embassy to Latvia. She is currently a PhD student in law at Queen Mary, University of London.
Languages: Latvian, Russian, English, German
Contact information: aleksandra [dot] jolkina [at] hotmail [dot] com