C. Nana Derby, PhD

Human trafficking, focusing on domestic servitude of children in Ghana

Alumna C. Nana Derby graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Sociology from the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies here at FIU in the Summer of 2005.

Her research and work in the Sociology field has reached remarkable accomplishments and most of them have heroically served the children under slavery like conditions of child domestic servitude in her native and beloved Ghana.

Dr. Derby currently works as an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice at The Virginia State University.

Writer, Markus Schmidt talks more about the wonderful work and accomplishments of our GSS alumna Dr. Nana Derby in Saving Children from Slavery