Fieldwork is an important component of my research and I have been fortunate to be able to conduct participant observation in three different countries of the former Soviet Union Latvia, Russia, and Ukraine. I have documented my experiences conducting research and living in this region, where I was able to get a hands on experience, perform ethnographic research in parliament, and participant action research at local non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Eastern Exploits, where I document my research and work on human trafficking issues. The meaning of Eastern Exploits is twofold One: A striking or notable deed, feat or adventure Two: to utilize for profit or take advantage. This blog encompasses both of these definitions as I document my travels throughout Eastern Europe and my research on human trafficking in the former Soviet Union
Adventures in Latvia that I kept while on my Fulbright Fellowship so you can read more about this great opportunity.