Karen has extensive experience in leading research projects on the subject of missing persons. She often collaborates with other academics and practitioners nationally and internationally. Karen has written on a wide range of topics which are relevant to people who go missing around the world. Karen believes in bringing people together and promoting a public discussion about issues that are often not well explored and under researched. She is particularly interested in developing research projects with professionals and academics from different disciplines and cultures.
Karen believes in the process of academic peer review. The findings of many of her research projects are published as academic journal articles in noted academic journals.
Karen regularly writes reports as output to research projects or evaluation of initiatives. Her work aims to improve policy and practice and have impact in the real world. She is available to work with national and international professionals and organisations on bespoke evaluation of initiatives, policies and practices.