Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute

Meet the Team

Celia Williamson
Celia Williamson, Ph.d., M.S.W., LSW

Executive Director and Distinguished Professor
"I freed a thousand slaves. I would have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves" - Robin Morgan

Ashley Cutcher
Ashley Cutcher, M.S.W., LSW

Associate Director
"Nobody's free until everybody's free" - Frannie Lou Hamer

Anna Schramm
Anna Schramm, M.S.W., LSW

International Conference Planner
GAHTS Global Coordinator
"It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act." - The Dalai Lama

LaDonna Knabbs
LaDonna Knabbs, M.A.

Project Coordinator
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King Jr.

Monica Klonowski
Monica Klonowski, M.A.

Research Associate
"You must let suffering speak if you want to hear the truth."  - Dr. Cornel West

Amy LaGesse
Amy LaGesse, M.A.

Project Coordinator
"The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people, but the silence over that by the good people." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Last Updated: 6/27/22