"Trafficking Rhetoric: Modern-Day Slavery and Racialized Border Control"
Annie Hill is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. She earned a Ph.D. in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley and she was an Empirical Legal Studies Fellow at Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Law and Society and a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University’s Institute of Criminology. Her primary research interest is socio-legal and cultural studies of sexual violence in the United States and United Kingdom. Her book manuscript, Modern-Day Slavery: Trafficking, Migration, and Law, analyzes the discourse and development of the British anti-trafficking agenda. Dr. Hill is also co-investigator for the Sexual Violence Prevention Collaboratory at the University of Minnesota; co-investigator with the Sex Trading, Trafficking, and Community Well-Being Initiative at UMN's Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center; and a research collaborator with the Gender Policy Report.
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