Field Study Research Assistants


Lia Celeste is a fourth year Psychological Sciences undergraduate. In Winter 2021, she accepted the position of Research Assistant with a focus on anti-human trafficking research to bring more awareness to the global issue. Through this research, Lia aspires to gain more knowledge of the economic and psychological consequences of human trafficking.


Kurt-Michael Bobis Songcog (He/Him) is a 4th-Year Criminology, Law and Society major, minoring in Political Science. He is currently one of the UCI Blum Center Research Assistants focusing on Human Trafficking. He hopes to help create change in Orange County human trafficking victims to be more knowledgeable about the resources non-profit organizations provide in the city. His interests are becoming a lawyer and supporting individuals in international education.