Rebecca Munson

Rebecca Munson is the department chair for government and public policy at Liberty University’s Helms School of Government. She holds a PhD in political science from George Mason University. Her current book project is on US foreign policy on human trafficking.

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Ukrainian Refugees Drive Increased Human Trafficking in Poland
Ukrainian Refugees Drive Increased Human Trafficking in Poland

Ukrainian refugees are driving increased human trafficking in Poland. The US plays a critical role in combatting trafficking as the backbone of NATO.

Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 80 | How America Combats Human Trafficking (Rebecca Munson)
Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 80 | How America Combats Human Trafficking

Rebecca Munson—department chair for government and public policy at Liberty University’s Helms School of Government—talks with Mark Melton about how the United States has combatted human trafficking globally.

The World Confronts Modern Slavery, Offering Hope
The World Confronts Modern Slavery, Offering Hope

The common thread across these scenarios is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to keep victims under control and extract profit. This is the defining feature of human trafficking. Fortunately, these heartbreaking, uncivilized practices no longer go unnoticed.

Hope for Human Rights despite China’s Threats
Hope for Human Rights despite China’s Threats

Here is the bad news for Beijing, and the good news for the West. Despite genuine concerns over how an increasingly multipolar world will erode the human rights consensus, the agenda still remains a major obstacle to ideological competitors—both at home and abroad.

Human Rights Situation Will Get Worse in Afghanistan
Human Rights Situation Will Get Worse in Afghanistan

In five years, the human rights situation in Afghanistan will be back to square one.

Biden Should Follow Trump’s Example on Combating Human Trafficking
Biden Should Follow Trump’s Example on Combating Human Trafficking

Unbeknownst to most observers of politics, Donald Trump did not just carry on this bipartisan tradition, but he also made the fight against modern slavery one of his administration’s signature issues.