Anila Duro

Anila Duro

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Graduate Center (PhD Program in Social Welfare)

MA John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice)

BA John Jay College of Criminal Justice (International Criminal Justice)


Anila S. Duro is currently pursuing her doctorate in Social Welfare at the CUNY Graduate Center/Silberman School of Social Work.  She is an adjunct Professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay where she teaches research methods  and collaborates with students to critically think on addressing human trafficking from all law enforcement perspectives.   Her current work addresses police officers’ experiences responding to sex trafficking and she utilizes participatory action research methods and critical race theory to engage officers and survivors in this work.  She served as the Consultant and Research Evaluator for the Brooklyn Human Trafficking Task Force for 5 years where she worked closely with law enforcement and service providers.   Her other interests include corrections, intimate partner violence and mentoring survivors of gender based violence.  She has held various professional position at John Jay College where she has worked closely with graduate, undergraduate and police programs and students.  Currently, she is the Administrative Director for the Department of Psychology where she provides administrative and academic support to students and faculty.  She is a proud Albanian-American who works closely with her community to support each other through education, research and advocacy work.  Professor Duro is also the Faculty Advisor for the Albanian Student Leadership Association (ASLA) at John Jay College.  


Area of Expertise

Most requested topics by media

Human Trafficking
Law Enforcement / Policing / Police-Community Relations
Racial & Social Justice
Sexual Violence / Intimate Partner Violence
Women / Gender Justice
In The Media

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