Brittany Anthony is the Data Researcher at Polaris. In this role she uses internal and external data sets to analyze human trafficking narratives and emerging trends to develop data-driven typologies used for strategic intervention efforts. She is the author of Polaris's groundbreaking report, The Typology of Modern Slavery: Defining Sex and Labor Trafficking in the United States, which identifies the 25 main types of human trafficking occurring in the U.S. Brittany joined Polaris in 2013 as a Call Specialist on the National Human Trafficking Hotline and has also served as the Senior Data Associate responsible for hotline data quality. Brittany has spent over a decade in the violence against women field where she developed particular focus in developing trauma-informed residential services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, as well as community education and primary prevention. Brittany attended Towson University, where she studied Women & Gender Studies and Psychology.