TraCCC Interviews

Interview: Olena Shostko

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 5:39 pm, Last Updated: October 15, 2014 at 5:42 pm

Olena Shostko is Professor of Criminology at the Yaroslav the Wise National Law University (Kharkiv, Ukraine), and is a 2013-2014 Visiting Fulbright Scholar at TraCCC. She is an expert in organized crime, anticorruption, and comparative criminal justice. Since 2005, she has been working with the European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics, serving as […]

Interview: Dr. Veerendra Mishra

Posted: November 25, 2013 at 6:27 pm

Dr. Veerendra Mishra is an Indian expert on human trafficking and a law enforcement officer of more than 18 years’ experience. During his career, he has served in United Nations Missions and worked as an Assistant Inspector General of the State Police in the Central Region (Madhya Pradesh) of India. He was a Humphrey Fellow […]

Interview: Enkhchimeg Sengee

Posted: August 13, 2013 at 5:10 pm, Last Updated: October 17, 2013 at 6:58 pm

Enkhchimeg Sengee is pursuing a Master’s Degree in George Mason’s School of Public Policy. She serves as the Graduate Research Assistant to TraCCC. How did you get interested in human trafficking? ES: I have been interested in criminology since I was a child. I studied International Relations at the National University of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar. […]

Interview: Bijan Hunter

Posted: July 25, 2013 at 3:35 pm, Last Updated: July 25, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Bijan Hunter is a Special Agent in the FBI’s Office of Partner Engagement. What got you interested in your career path? BH: I grew up in New York City, in neighborhoods where everyone assumed that by age 25, young men would either be dead or in jail. I didn’t want to be a part of […]

Interview: Dr. Zoltan Acs

Posted: May 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm, Last Updated: May 30, 2013 at 7:45 pm

Dr. Zoltan Acs is a Professor in the School of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at George Mason University. How long have you been at GMU? What do you teach? ZA: I came here six years ago. I teach entrepreneurship and economic development to graduate students. I direct […]

Interview: Dr. Damon McCoy

Posted: May 28, 2013 at 6:46 pm, Last Updated: February 11, 2016 at 8:26 pm

Dr. Damon McCoy is part of a team that received a five-year, ten million dollar “Frontier” grant from the National Science Foundation in September 2012 to tackle the technological and economic aspects of internet security.   He is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Sciences Department at George Mason University.   Dr. McCoy earned his Ph.D. from the […]