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Feminist Manuscript Award

The Feminist Manuscript Award, presented every year at the Annual Program Meeting (APM), is awarded to an accepted APM proposal that advances feminist knowledge and is written by a scholar who shows dedication to feminism as it pertains to social work theory, research, practice, policy, and education.

2019 Feminist Manuscript Award Recipient

Ran Hu, MSW, MA, LMSW, is a 3rd-year doctoral student at the University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Her research interests include stigma, structural and interpersonal violence, violence against women, and issues related to commercial sex and human trafficking. In her research, Ran embraces and applies a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies to explore the multifaceted complexity of these topics. Her previous experience includes program evaluation and development, direct practice in community-based organizations serving migrant women involved in the commercial sex industry and/or affected by human trafficking, and practice with groups affected by HIV/AIDS in both China and the United States. Ran received her bachelor's degree in social work from Nanjing University, China; her MSW from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and her MA in International Crime & Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY).


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