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Laura Dean

Title VIII Summer Research Fellow

    Term

    May 23, 2016 — July 23, 2016

    Professional affiliation

    Assistant Professor, Department of History and Political Science, Millikin University

    Wilson Center Projects

    “Beyond the Natasha Effect: Determinants of Human Trafficking Policy Variation in the Post-Soviet Region"

    Full Biography

    Laura A. Dean is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and the Williams Professor in Global Studies at Millikin University. She was a Title VIII Summer Research Scholar at the Kennan Institute in 2016 where she worked on her book manuscript entitled "Beyond the Natasha Effect: Determinants of Human Trafficking Policy Variation in the Post-Soviet Region." She researches comparative public policy issues focusing on gender based violence, migration, and human rights in the former Soviet Union. She tweets @proflauradean and blogs at EasternExploits.com.