Our Instructors:

Todd Ashley, Special Agent, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Plantation, Florida.
 
Regina Bernadin, Program Manager, Florida Freedom Partnership, International Rescue Committee, Miami, Florida.
 
Florrie Burke, Consultant, International Training Expert with United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime/United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking, New York, New York.
 
Dr. Kimberly Chang, Family Physician/Site Director, Frank Kiang Medical Center of Asian Health Services, Oakland, California.
 
Dr. Hilary Chester, Associate Director Anti-Trafficking Program, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/ Migration and Refugee Services, Washington D.C.
 
Professor Terrence C. Coonan, Executive Director of the Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, Associate Professor of Criminology and Courtesy Professor of Law, Florida State University, College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida.
 
Jonathan Cruz, Special Agent, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Investigations, Miami Human Trafficking/Smuggling Unit, Miami, Florida.
 
Professor Claude d’Estrée, Director, Human Trafficking Clinic & Center on Rights Development, University of Denver, Joseph Korbel School of International Studies, Denver, Colorado. 
 
Maria José T. Fletcher, Esq., Co-Director/Founder, VIDA Legal Assistance, Inc., Miami, Florida.
 
Susan French, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, Human Trafficking Project, International Human Rights Clinic, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
 
Professor Kathleen C. Kim, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California.
 
Tonja Marshall, Supervisory Special Agent, Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, Human Trafficking/Smuggling Unit, Miami, Florida.
 
Barbara Martinez, Esq., Chief, Special Prosecutions, Southern District of FloridaHuman Trafficking Taskforce Coordinator, U.S. Department of Justice, U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, Miami, Florida.
 
Brenda Mezick, Esq., Assistant State Attorney, Organized Crime Unit, Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami, Florida.
 
Dr. Roza Pati, Professor of Law,Executive Director, LL.M./ J.S.D. Program in Intercultural Human Rights/ Director, Human Trafficking Academy,St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida.
 
Dr. Terri Patterson, Supervisory Special Agent, National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, Behavioral Analysis Unit, U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, Virginia.
 
Martina Vandenberg, Esq., Fellow, Open Society Foundations, Washington, D.C.
 
Sandy Skelaney, Program Manager, Project GOLD, Kristi House, Miami, Florida.
 
Ana Isabel Vallejo, J.D., LL.M., Coordinator, Human Trafficking Academy, St. Thomas University School of Law, LL.M./ J.S.D. Program in Intercultural Human Rights, Miami, Florida.

*The Human Trafficking Academy reserves the right to change/modify Instructors for its Summer Academy as necessary.