Current MSHT Fellows

Current Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking Fellows

Wendy Hesford, Professor of English and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies The Ohio State University (September 2016-May 2017), “Enslaved Girlhoods: Human Trafficking Law, Literature, and Abolitionist Rhetoric.” During the Fall 2016 semester, Dr. Hesford is teaching an undergraduate seminar, “Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery,”  in the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department. Wendy was interviewed by Yale University’s MacMillian Center here.

Tammy Ingram, Associate Professor of History, College of Charleston (September 2016-May 2017),  “The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South.” During the Spring 2017 semester, Dr. Ingram will be teaching an undergraduate seminar, “Neo-Slavery in the Jim Crow South: Sex, Race, and Forced Labor after the  Civil War,” in the History Department. Professor Ingram is the inaugural Robina Fellow for Modern Slavery at the GLC. You can find an interview with Professor Ingram by Yale University’s MacMillan Center here.

Elena Shih, Assistant Professor, American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University (October 2016), “The Price of Freedom: Moral and Political Economies of Human Trafficking in China, Thailand, and the U.S.”