Dr Sarah Kingston

Senior Lecturer

Research Overview

Dr Kingston's research focuses on sexuality, sex work, prostitution policy and law, sex worker, client, and community experiences and policing. She is interested in the broad and diverse nature of the international sex industry and the experiences of those who work in the industry, access services as a client, as well as those of residential and business communities. She is also interested in exploring sexual rights, freedoms and the constraints placed on them, as well as the policing and regulation of the sex industry. Dr Kingston has provided expert evidence to a range of parliamentary committees and independent inquiries, such as The Home Office, the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution, the Liberal Democratic party work group on sex work, Westminster City Council. Her research has featured in international magazine and newspaper articles and she has been interviewed for numerous national and international television and radio shows. Dr Kingston regularly acts as an expert reviewer for funding bodies such as the ESRC and the Israel Science Foundation.