Photo of Hounmenou, Charles E.

Charles E. Hounmenou, PhD

Associate Professor


Building & Room:

4404 ETMSW

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0035


Dr. Hounmenou's research focus is human trafficking, the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and the human rights of detainees and immigrants. He is conducting a needs assessment of child victims of commercial sexual exploitation, and examining the need for housing support and stabilization among survivors of human trafficking. Dr. Hounmenou teaches Human Behavior and the Social Environment, and Social Welfare Policy and Services.


MA, Benin National University
MEd, Benin National University
MSW, Washington University in St. Louis
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago