WRI names three new Faculty Fellows, Drs. Jeannann Coppola and Renee Cantwell
from the School of Nursing and Dr. Debashis Kushary from Mathematical Sciences.
The Fellows will combine their skills to examine human trafficking in and through South
Jersey. They will work to understand trafficking in the region and the intersection of
trafficking with health care, and will generate practice and policy recommendations.
Dr. Coppola is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing. Her research
interests span women’s healthcare, peer mentoring, global health nursing, and human
trafficking. Dr. Cantwell is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing,
where she is the Director of the Accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing Program. Her
research interests include nursing education and identifying and assisting victims of
human trafficking. Dr. Kushary is an Associate Professor in the Department of
Mathematical Sciences; his conducts research in the field of statistics.
Their project is expected to garner substantial attention.