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2/29/2019 – Denise Brennan quoted in NBC News article “What could be next for massage parlor workers discovered in Florida sex-trafficking bust”

2/28/2019 – Denise Brennan quoted in Boston Globe article “‘It will be horrific’: How will women caught up in spa scheme move on?”

2/9/2018 – Denise Brennan featured on McClatchy’s article on Trump words hurt fight against human trafficking

7/26/2017 – Denise Brennan interviewed in KCRW/To The Point’s The San Antonio tragedy: How to make a border safe for everyone

7/24/2017– Denise Brennan featured on NPR’s “The Takeaway” for a segment on A Smuggling Tragedy in San Antonio

7/24/2017 – Denise Brennan quoted in NBC News’ Human Trafficking or Human Smuggling? Why the Two Crimes Aren’t Interchangeable

7/1/2017 – Denise Brennan and GU Anthropology alumna Citlalli Alvarez Almendariz’s essay  Life Without Papers published by the Latin American Studies Association Forum

6/16/2017 – Denise Brennan’s piece Migrant Resilience and Refuge in the Trump Era in Anthropology News

4/25/2017 – Denise Brennan gives the keynote at Trust Conference/America Forum, an event committed to finding real solutions to fight modern-day slavery and solve human rights issues worldwide

4/25/2017 – Denise Brennan’s research profiled in Thomson Reuters Foundation’s “U.S. immigration crackdown undermines fight to end human trafficking

4/23/2017 – Denise Brennan’s piece “Want to fight trafficking? Fight for immigration reform” for the Thomson Reuters Foundation

3/2/2017  – Ben Harbert featured in Smithsonian Magazine’s “Finding Music Behind Prison Bars” 

12/12/2016 – Susan Terrio’s “Whose child am I?: unaccompanied, undocumented children in U. S. immigration custody” is named to the Outstanding Academic Titles of 2016 list.

9/14/2016 – Sylvia Onder featured in Course Cluster Challenges Thinking on Disability

3/5/2016 – Susan Terrio is quoted in the Washington PostCan a 3-year-old represent herself in immigration court? This judge thinks so.

11/2/2015 – Denise Brennan is quoted in the Christian Science MonitorTrafficking: One woman’s journey from Staten Island slavery to her own boss

6/4/2015 – Launch of Susan Terrio’s New Book at Georgetown

5/27/2015 – Denise Brennan on The Diane Rehm Show

5/23/2015 – Interview with Susan Terrio on Children in US Immigration Custody

8/19/2014 – Denise Brennan is quoted in Rolling Stone Magazine: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Human Trafficking

7/10/2014 – Susan Terrio’s article in Politico Magazine about Unaccompanied Minors entering the United States: Life Ended There: Rare interviews with the children of America’s border disaster

4/24/2014 – Denise Brennan is interviewed by Kira Zalan in this U.S. News & World Report article: Working in the Shadows

4/2014 – Susan Terrio Awarded Reflective Engagement Grant

3/24/2014 – Denise Brennan’s piece in Dissent MagazineMigrants at Risk: How US Policies Facilitate Human Trafficking

3/12/2014 – Mark Sicoli’s research is featured in this New York Times Article: Pause Is Seen in a Continent’s Peopling

2/28/2014 – Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer’s essay in Anthropology News: Lessons on the Anthropology of Violence from Shamans

2/21/2014 – Susan Terrio is quoted in this Los Angeles Times Article by Molly Hennessy-Fiske: More youths crossing U.S.-Mexico border alone

12/23/2013 – Susan Terrio is quoted in this Mother Jones article by Ian Gordon: Why Are More and More Children Walking Across the Border?

3/5/2013 – Gwendolyn Mikell co-authored this piece for Global Brief Magazine“In 2020, the DRC will…

2/21/2013 – Young and Undocumented: The New American Story, an event organized by Professor Susan Terrio

2/2/2013 – Denise Brennan featured in this article from the Miami Herald about sex tourism in the Dominican Republic: In Dominican Republic seaside village, a virtual supermarket of sex

1/28/2013 – Rochelle Davis co-authored this article for the Middle East Research and Information ProjectThe Many Roles of Turkey in the Syrian Crisis

1/20/2013 – Fida Adely’s book was reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of BooksGendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Woman in Nation, Faith, and Progress

8/30/2012 – Denise Brennan featured in the San Francisco Free PressWithout long-term support, human trafficking survivors at risk of re-exploitation

5/12/2012 – Gwendolyn Mikell featured on PJCMedia’s Faith ComplexNigeria & Boko Haram – The Massacre of Christians and Oil

2/21/2012 – Denise Brennan featured in the San Francisco Free PressU.S. visas help trafficking victims, if applicants can vault legal hurdles

11/17/2012 – Fida Adely on Jaddaliya, an independent ezine produced by the Arab Studies Institute: When is Something, Something? Jordan’s Arab Uprising