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Capstone Colloquium with Nora M. Cronin


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The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.

Join us this Wednesday, 4th April, when Nora Cronin will talk to us about "Myths and Truths about Human Trafficking--Identifying and Advocating for the Victim."

Nora M. Cronin, Esq. oversees the Response to Human Trafficking and Unaccompanied Minors programs at the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. Prior to this position, Nora was in Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Office of Public Safety and was also a Senior Trial Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Nora has also been a consultant for the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative in Panama, where she instructed attorneys and police on investigative and trial techniques. Before beginning her career as an attorney, Nora was a staff writer for the Long Island Press, where she covered local political and environmental issues. Nora received her Bachelor of Arts in international affairs and philosophy cum laude from Mary Washington College and her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. In addition to her work with New York State, Nora is also an adjunct professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and is a competitive athlete in Masters’ swimming.

Speaker: Nora M. Cronin

Title: "Myths and Truths about Human Trafficking--Identifying and Advocating for the Victim."

Date: Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Time: 11.00am - 12.30pm

Location: Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor)

We look forward to seeing you there!

The Capstone Colloquium is comprised of a series of lectures, presentations, and other exercises which are designed to introduce students to a wide range of global affairs subjects not normally covered in the mandatory Areas of Inquiry (AIs)/Core Subjects or electives. Students will meet practitioners, academics, and policy makers and are encouraged to consider the relationships between the various divergent subjects and reflect on the interdisciplinary aspects of global affairs generally. How, for example, does social media impact the way global policy is effected? How does international business engage with the work of non- governmental organizations? What is the purpose of ethnic narratives and how do they affect the motivation of groups involved in conflict?

The sessions will be held on every Wednesday at the Dana room, Dana Library