University Scholars Program Hosts Panel on Human Trafficking

Posted: November 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Catherine Ferraro

The University Scholars Global Awareness Committee will present a panel discussion on human trafficking on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Dewberry Hall North on Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

The event will feature a panel of four experts on human trafficking who will present their research and share their insights on the problem of human trafficking in the world today.

The panelists are

  • Rita Chi-Ying Chung, Mason professor in the Counseling and Development Program
  • John Dale, Mason assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, affiliate professor of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) and associate faculty of the Center for Global Studies and the Center for Justice, Law and Society

  • Patricia Maulden, adjunct faculty member of ICAR

  • Wanda Wigfall-Williams, president of World View Management Group

University Scholars are Mason undergraduates who have received four-year merit scholarships from the university. As top high school students they demonstrated superior academic achievement, outstanding leadership and exemplary school and community service.

The event is cosponsored by the ICAR Latin American and Caribbean Working Group and Amnesty International. Light refreshments will be provided.

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