This course will offer students an opportunity to identify and compare the causes of human trafficking in the United States and another country.
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Although human trafficking occurs all over the world, the exacerbating factors vary by region and country. This course will offer students an opportunity to identify and compare the causes of human trafficking in the United States and another country. Students will work with students from a partner university in an international location to better understand human trafficking in that location and how solutions to this global challenge will vary based on location. Watch this short video clip to learn more!
Number of credits: 3
How You Will Learn and Work
This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.
General Education Credits
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Prerequisites & Restrictions
Dr. Wendy Stickle
Dr. Wendy Stickle is the Program Leader and the director of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJS) undergraduate program at Shady Grove. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2009. She teaches courses related to research methods, criminological theory, juvenile delinquency, and human trafficking. Dr. Stickle is academic advisor to the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Task Force as well as the chair of the Task Force's Education and Outreach subcommittee. Dr. Stickle recently co-authored, with Professor White, the first social science-based textbook on human trafficking.