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Dr. Daniela Peterka-Benton, associate professor, has a PhD in Sociology with a specialization in Criminology from the University of Vienna, Austria. Her research interests center around transnational crimes such as human trafficking and human smuggling, right-wing terrorism and extremism, and misinformation. Dr. Peterka-Benton teaches courses including Intro to International Justice and Research in Justice Studies and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including International Migration Review, Journal of the Institute of Justice & International Studies, and Journal of Applied Security Research. Prior to her focusing on a full-time academic career, Daniela Peterka-Benton worked for the U.S. State Department's Office of Diplomatic Security at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria.
Transnational Crime (human trafficking/smuggling); Terrorism and Culture; Right-wing Extremism/Terrorism; Misinformation; QAnon
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