Rochelle Dalla

Rochelle L. Dalla, PhD, is Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Her research focuses on marginalized and hard-to-reach populations of sex trafficking survivors, with most recent work centralized in India. She is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Human Trafficking and has been honored with multiple research and teaching awards, […]

Karrin Vasby Anderson

Karrin Vasby Anderson

Dr. Karrin Vasby Anderson is Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University, where she teaches courses in rhetoric, political communication, and gender and communication. She also has taught the undergraduate course Communication and Human Trafficking. Dr. Anderson has published three books that examine gender and political leadership. She is the current editor of the Quarterly […]

Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, J.D.

Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, J.D., is Founder/President, G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice. She has more than 35 yrs experience as a human rights advocate & policy professional & nearly 20 yrs as a college professor. She directed many advocacy & policy organizations & served as a Fellow at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a BSFS from Georgetown University’s School […]

Steve Simske

Steve Simske was a payload specialist and lab director at a NASA Center for the Commercial Development of Space 1990-2003, and at HP from 1994-2018. He was an HP Fellow, Vice President, and Director in HP Labs. He is the author of more than 500 publications and more than 200 US patents. He is an […]

Charles E. Hounmenou, Ph.D.

Charles E. Hounmenou, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.Ed., M.A., is an Associate Professor at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). He received his doctoral degree in social work from UIC in 2009. His research areas include human trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation of children, and human rights of detainees. In 2009, Hounmenou […]

Kimberly Hogan

Kimberly Hogan is a Social Work Instructor at the University of Southern Mississippi and a current social work Ph.D. Candidate at Arizona State University. Kimberly has a focus on domestic sex trafficking and the therapeutic needs for exiting. She works closely with community groups, including the National Criminal Justice Training Center, AMBER Alert, Navajo Nation, […]

Lumina Albert

Dr. Lumina Albert was born and raised in India, a country which is ranked high in the world for its number of ‘modern slaves’. Having lived in a society where it seemed ‘normative’ for vulnerable women and children to be oppressed and trafficked for commercial sex exploitation, Lumina developed a deep passion for justice and […]