SHSS and the SHSS SGA to Host Presentation: “Fighting Human Trafficking,” featuring Roza Pati

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Roza Pati, Professor of Law at St. Thomas University

The Student Government Association (SGA) at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) are hosting a presentation by Roza Pati, J.D., LL.M., Dr. jur., entitled, “Fighting Human Trafficking.” The presentation is in partnership with three SHSS Departments: Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), Family Therapy (DFT) and Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS.) It is  scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, November 21st in the Alvin Sherman Library Art Gallery at. The SHSS SGA is holding a reception from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Pati is a tenured Professor of Law on the faculty at St. Thomas University School of Law. She earned her Doctorate (Dr. jur.) at the University of Potsdam and her LL.M. at St. Thomas University School of Law. She co-directs the LL.M./ J.S.D. Program in Intercultural Human Rights and is the Director of Human Trafficking Academy. Her areas of expertise include international law, human rights law, human trafficking law and terrorism law. Her work focus on issues of state responsibilities in fighting human trafficking, the human rights approach to trafficking vis-à-vis the criminal law approach, issues of prevention and root causes, human trafficking as organized crime, as well as the role of academia and the business sector as part of civil society’s combat on human trafficking. In 2005 Pati facilitated the preparation of The Miami Declaration of Principles on Human Trafficking, a set of law and policy recommendations on the issue. In 2012 Pati was appointed by the Pope to be a Member of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, at the Vatican. She is the only Council member representing the United States.

For further information please contact SHSS SGA President Sharon McIntyre via email at

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