Loretta Stalans

Loretta Stalans is a professor of criminal justice and criminology, and psychology, and an affiliated professor of women's studies and gender studies at Loyola University, Chicago. She received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Before coming to Loyola, she was an assistant professor of criminal justice and center fellow at the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research at Georgia State University and a collaborating scholar of the American Bar Foundation.

How the American Online Sex Trade Continues to Thrive

As players in the service economy, pimps have learned to embrace the online marketplace and seem to be staying one step ahead of the law. America has always had an underground sex trade, and for decades most pimps followed the same general script: They would recruit sex workers on the street, in bars and in strip clubs. But over the past 20 years, the internet has become the major marketplace... Continue Reading

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