“Sex Trafficking: A Conversation with Andrea J. Nichols”
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
6:30 p.m. reception | 7 p.m. presentation
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About the Presentation:
A recognized expert in the area of sex trafficking, Andrea J. Nichols, Ph.D. will discuss the issue of sex trafficking in St. Louis. Along with providing a brief introduction to the topic, she will explain the types of trafficking, common risk factors for those who become victims and the efforts that are being made at both the community and legal level to improve the lives of survivors.
About the Presenter:
Andrea J. Nichols, Ph.D. is a Carnegie Award-winning professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. She is the author of numerous books and articles in the area of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation, including: “Sex Trafficking in the United States: Theory Research Policy and Practice” (2016), coauthor of “Sex Trafficking and CSE: Prevention, Advocacy and Trauma Informed Practice” (2017), and co-editor of “Social Work Practice with Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation” (2018).