Alex Chung

Research Assistant

Dr Alex Chung is a Research Associate working on a cybersecurity project in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University. Concurrently, he is the Coordinator for the One Belt One Road Cyber Security Programme in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

As a former Research Associate in Policing Studies at London Metropolitan University, Alex has examined human smuggling in the UK and has participated in roundtable workshops at the European Commission and the European Parliament on the topics of terrorism and policy-making. He was appointed as an expert member of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime Network, and as an Affiliated Researcher of the Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research at the Royal United Services Institute. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and a Trustee of the International Association of the Study of Organized Crime. He is also a research member of the Best Practices of Consumer Redress project for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Alex holds a DPhil in Law, an MPhil in Criminology, and an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford. He is currently working on publishing a monograph on an ethnic-Chinese drug trafficking network with Palgrave Macmillan. 

He is the Coordinator of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Programme and the UNCTAD-Oxford Conference on Consumer Redress at the Law Faculty, University of Oxford.


Research focus: 
China, corruption, immigration