Laura is Director of the Human Trafficking Research Lab at Millikin University.
She is also a Regional Faculty Associate at the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
She researches gender and politics issues focusing on women’s representation, public policy, migration, and gender-based violence in Eastern Europe.
Her book Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia was published by Policy Press at the University of Bristol in May 2020.
Follow her on Twitter @proflauradean