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Headshot of Charles Hounmenou from the shoulders up.

Charles Hounmenou

Dr. Charles Hounmenou is an Associate Professor at the Jane Addams College of Social Work. He has over 15 years of experience in research on human trafficking. His expertise in human trafficking covers the sub-Sahara African region and the USA. His studies have been funded by the US Department of State and the U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. His scholarly work earned him the Global Association of Human Trafficking Scholars’ Influential Scholar Award in 2018 and the University of Illinois Chicago’s Researcher of the Year Award in Social Sciences Research in 2019. He is a member of the Global Association of Human Trafficking Scholars.