Ruha Benjamin

Ruha  Benjamin

Ruha Benjamin is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies and a Faculty Associate at Princeton University's Program on the History of Science, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Center for Global Health and Health Policy. The American Council of Learned Societies, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Science, Technology, and Society Program, the National Science Foundation, and the Ford Foundation, among others, have all given her fellowships. Ruha is involved in community initiatives that look at the social impact and meaning of emerging biotechnologies, and she blogs about innovation and citizen science at and on Twitter @Peoples_Science. For additional information, go to