The Correlates of Human Trafficking Project is fortunate to work with leading experts in the field of human trafficking. As we grow, additional advisers will be brought on board to ensure the academic integrity of the Project.
Jeff Gulati is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Bentley University who earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Virginia. His research on the media’s coverage of human trafficking has been published in Human Rights Review and as a chapter in the forthcoming book From Human Trafficking to Human Rights: Reframing Contemporary Slavery.
Dr. Gulati also is a member of the Regional Working Group on Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking at the Carr Center for Human Rights at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. At Bentley, he recently taught an Honors capstone seminar in which the class partnered with the Massachusetts Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence to offer assessments and insights on prosecution, prevention, and protection strategies and practices to combat sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minorshttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1899127.
Dr.Guati’s other research and teaching interests include campaigns & elections, political communication & the news media, telecommunications policy, and he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Information Technology & Politics and Journal of Political Marketing. Dr. Gulati has previously taught at Wellesley College and the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute and also has designed studies assessing higher education programs and policies, election polls, and surveys for non-profits, interest groups and local governments.
Darren Kew (Ph.D. Tufts University) is Executive Director of the Center and Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He studies the relationship between conflict resolution methods and democratic development in Africa. Much of his work focuses on the role of civil society groups in this development. He also monitored the last three Nigerian elections and the 2007 elections in Sierra Leone. Professor Kew has worked with the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventive Action to provide analysis and blueprints for preventing conflicts in numerous areas around the world, including Nigeria, Central Africa, and Kosovo. He has also been a consultant on democracy and peace initiatives to the United Nations, USAID, the US State Department, and to a number of NGOs, including the Carter Center. Professor Kew is the author of numerous works on Nigerian politics and conflict resolution, including the forthcoming book: Democracy, Conflict Resolution, and Civil Society in Nigeria (Syracuse UP). Darren.firstname.lastname@example.org