Godsee Joy’s current research with Professor George Lopez focuses on policy and judicial analysis of domestic and global anti-money laundering trends as well as smart sanctions and their joint effectiveness in countering kleptocratic regimes and nuclear proliferation. Joy’s work focuses on countries such as Russia, North Korea, Iran, and the DRC. Her personal research interests include critically analyzing measures taken to address the mining of conflict minerals in the DRC and developing ways to improve them using the Enough Project’s ongoing initiative as a strategic resource.
Exploring intersections of peace studies, economics, education, and development as ways to counter corruption
Analyzing the economic forces of development, exploitation, and corruption paying special attention to both the policy and enforcement sides of smart sanctions and anti-money laundering practices as remedies