Alexandra has a PhD in Criminology/Law, a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology First Class Honours), and a Bachelor of Justice and Society from Flinders University.
Alexandra's research explores human trafficking in Australia with a focus on women offenders, the victim-offender cycle, sex trafficking, and sexual exploitation. A large focus of her research is on women victims of human trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation who have been charged as the offender and how this victimisation is acknowledged, understood, and constructed by Australian judges.
Alexandra has been consulted as an expert, and her researched used, by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Guest lecturer , Flinders University
Research assistant, Flinders University
Casual Academic (tutor), Flinders University
Criminology Workshop Facilitator , Flinders University
Flinders University , Doctor of Philosophy (Law/Criminology)
Flinders University , Bachelor of Arts (Criminology Honours) (First Class)
Flinders University , Bachelor of Justice and Society
Journal of Human Trafficking , When the Line between Victimization and Criminalization Blurs: The Victim-Offender Overlap Observed in Female Offenders in Cases of Trafficking in Persons for Sexual Exploitation in Australia, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 327-338
Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH)
Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC)