Past IPSR Doctoral Research Fellows
School of Social Welfare
Advisor(s): Margaret Severson
IPSR, Political Science, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Participation Year: 2013-14
April's research interests include domestic sex trafficking & prostitution, interventions for commercially sexually exploited persons, violence prevention, and positive development for at-risk youth. Her dissertation examines and provides detailed accounts of the process men and women undergo when exiting the commercial sex trade and explores the role of social service providers in the exiting process.