Poucki, Sasa (Sasha)

Sasha Poucki is a Visiting Professor in the Division of Global Affairs (DGA) at Rutgers University - Newark. He holds a Ph.D. in Global Affairs from The Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University and a J.D. from The University of Novi Sad, Serbia. Dr. Poucki is a native of former Yugoslavia. He is the recipient and Co-PI of a competitive research grant from Microsoft Research and the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (2012-2014) to study the role of technology in human trafficking.  His doctoral dissertation research was focused on exploring the root causes of human trafficking and the vulnerability of minority groups, with a focus on the Republic of Serbia, Nepal and India. Dr. Poucki was the recipient of a Dissertation Fellowship (2007-2008) from Rutgers University. He received support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through a grant designed to encourage interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) among youth in Newark’s public schools.  Dr. Poucki has conducted field research on labor trafficking in Asia and child labor in South and Central America. His research interests include the exploration of topics related to the processes of globalization, human rights, business conduct and corporate responsibility, irregular migration, technology and society, cyber crime and international relations. Currently, Dr. Poucki is working on editing SAGE forthcoming book titled: “The Handbook on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery.” 

Faculty Type: 
Languages: 
English, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Title: 
Visiting Professor
Education: 
Ph.D. Global Affairs, Division of Global Affairs: Rutgers-Newark; J.D., The University of Novi Sad, Serbia

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