Olivia Monaghan is a PhD student at the University of Melbourne, writing on effective anti-corruption methods for the police force. Her PhD research compares anti-corruption efforts and Royal Commissions in Hong Kong and New South Wales, giving particular attention to the role of police culture and the future of anti-corruption in Australia. She holds a BA (Hons.) in Italian and Political Science, and her previous areas of research include organised crime and human trafficking in Europe.
She is currently working at the Transnational Research Institute for Corruption in Canberra.