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Headshot of Lydia Aletraris from the shoulders up wearing a dark blue coat and a bright green top.

Lydia Aletraris

Lydia Aletraris, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, is the Associate Director and Prevalence Reduction Innovation Forum (PRIF) Project Coordinator at the University of Georgia School of Social Work, Center on Human Trafficking Research and Outreach. The PRIF forum enlists scholars from universities around the world, such as Brazil, Morocco and Pakistan, to test the efficacy of various methodological approaches in measuring human trafficking prevalence. In addition, she is a co-principal investigator of a U.S. Department of State-funded project in Zambia and Malawi focusing on reducing labor trafficking and increasing the financial capability of vulnerable populations. She currently serves on the Human Trafficking Task Force of Georgia’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.