Course

Human Trafficking

Rosemead School of Psychology

Rosemead School of Psychology

Laura Dryjanska obtained a European/International Joint PhD in Social Representations and Communication in the field of social psychology at the Sapienza University of Rome (Italy) in 2012. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Sapienza University of Rome and is currently an Assistant Professor for Rosemead School of Psychology. Human trafficking constitutes one of her main research interests. Dr. Dryjanska is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Polish (her mother tongue).

Dr. Dryjanska belongs to INTERFASOL, the European interdisciplinary network of scientists funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), action IS1311, dedicated to intergenerational family solidarity across Europe. She is also a member of both the American Psychological Association (APA) and the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP). As a result of her interest in human trafficking, Dr. Dryjanska recently served as the Coordinator for Italy of the Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery; among other engagements, she represented this organization during:

  • the Working Group on “Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery” organized in 2013 by the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and of the Social Sciences (Final Statement) in Holy See, Vatican City;
  • the Green Light Project Presentation with the Salvation Army in 2015 in Rome, Italy.
  • the Freedom from Slavery Forum in 2017, a “prestigious gathering of anti-slavery leaders from around the world” at Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA.

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