Participant Info

First Name
Lauren
Last Name
McCarthy
Country
University
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Keywords
Human trafficking, Russia, Post-Soviet politics, police, law enforcement
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Dr. McCarthy’s research focuses on the relationship between law and society in Russia, police and other law enforcement institutions, and human trafficking.

Recent Publications

Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws, from Crime to Courtroom, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015.

“Human Trafficking and the New Slavery” Annual Review of Law and Social Sciences, 10: 221-242, 2014.

“Local-Level Law Enforcement: Muscovites and their Uchastkovyy,” Post Soviet Affairs, 30(2-3): 195-225, 2014.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Russia

Research Areas

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