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Reflections from Working in the HTRL: Kocha

During my last few weeks of fall semester at Millikin University, I was provided with the opportunity to attend Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) final conference in Washington D.C. Throughout the conference, I presented the research I was working on to representatives from the U.S. Department of State, students from different countries, and the World Learning staff (which oversees my UGRAD scholarship program). Through this experience I once realized how important it is to shed light on the issues that are neglected such as human trafficking. I firmly believe that working on Research with Dr. Dean at Human Trafficking Research Lab was one of the highlights of my exchange to the United States. Besides learning research design, specifics of the field, and content analysis of the data matrix, I acquired knowledge of the human trafficking culture and current trends in Russia.  As an International Relations and Political Science major my professional objective is to examine beh