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Professor Jonathan Todres

Professor of Law, Georgia State University, College of Law


Jonathan Todres is Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. His research focuses on children’s rights and child well-being. He has authored numerous publications on child trafficking and related forms of exploitation. Todres also serves as a regular advisor to nongovernmental organizations working on legislative and policy initiatives to address child trafficking and other children's rights issues, including as Child Rights Advisor to ECPAT-USA and as a board member of the Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network. He lectures frequently on children’s rights and has presented testimony before the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child and at congressional briefings in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on child trafficking and related harms. Todres has served recently on three study committees of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: in 2014-2015, he served on the two committees addressing bullying prevention; and in 2012-2013, he served on the Committee on Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States. Prof. Todres holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. (International Development) from Clark University.