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.
Foreign policy does not have to be driven by altruism to be moral. Instead, they are the natural product of a mature prudence and prioritization of the national interest.
Rebecca MunsonNovember 30, 2022
Ukrainian refugees are driving increased human trafficking in Poland. The US plays a critical role in combatting trafficking as the backbone of NATO.
Rebecca MunsonJune 29, 2022
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.
Rebecca Munson & Mark MeltonJune 9, 2022
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.
Rebecca MunsonDecember 17, 2021
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.
Rebecca MunsonDecember 3, 2021
In five years, the human rights situation in Afghanistan will be back to square one.
Rebecca MunsonMarch 23, 2021
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.
Rebecca MunsonDecember 22, 2020