Labor Trafficking of Youth & the Welfare System

Mentor Name:
Annie Fukushima

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Ethnic Studies

Cultural & Social Transformation


Project Description:

Dr. Fukushima has IRB approvals to interview service providers regarding the identification and interaction with children labor trafficked in the US who end up in the welfare system.

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Earn independent study credit

Student Role:

Research secondary literature, data analysis, data collection, interviews, coordinating events / discussions / meetings for Dr. Fukushima, attend meetings.

Student Benefits:

Students will learn research in interdisciplinary research. Dr. Fukushima research bridges qualitative and quantitative data analysis. She is also an expert in social movement

Project Duration:

Student will be expected to commit 10 hours a week.

Minimum Requirements:

Student should be a third+ year student with an interest in interdisciplinary, the social sciences or the humanities research.