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Experts on refugees

We have now reached a staggering and troubling new global record – 100 million people have now forcibly displaced worldwide. The humanitarian crisis created by the war in Ukraine, and other conflicts around the world, pushed the number to this alarming milestone. WPI experts on global refugee crisis are available to discuss the steps that must be taken to protect, resettle, provide aid, and assist in employment search efforts for the refugees and displaced people.

Renata  Konrad
Renata Konrad
Associate Professor-Business
The Business School

Professor Konrad recently returned from a Fulbright scholarship in Lviv, Ukraine, where she exchanged offices and homes with a professor at a Ukrainian university. She studies the application of industrial engineering and... Read More

Sarah Eliza Stanlick

Sarah Stanlick, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in The Global School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her research interests include vulnerable populations, health and human rights, global and local citizenship, and... Read More

Andrew C Trapp
Andrew C Trapp
Associate Professor
The Business School

Prof. Trapp's research areas include placement optimization in refugee resettlement, human trafficking, and foster care. Given the recent events in Ukraine he can provide insight into the following: