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Tea with Feminists: Ruha Benjamin

  • Prineton University Women's Center Frist Campus Center, room 243 (map)

Tea with Feminists is a great opportunity to connect with our amazing feminist faculty and staff in a casual setting. Tea and cookies provided, and all attendees will receive a gift from the Women's Center!

Ruha Benjamin specializes in the interdisciplinary study of science, medicine, and technology; race-ethnicity and gender; knowledge and power. She is author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Stanford University Press 2013), Race After Technology (Polity, forthcoming), and editor of Captivating Technology: Race, Technoscience, and the Carceral Imagination (Duke University Press, forthcoming), as well as numerous articles and book chapters.

Professor Benjamin received her BA in sociology and anthropology from Spelman College, MA and PhD in sociology from UC Berkeley, and completed postdoctoral fellowships at UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics and Harvard University’s Science, Technology, and Society Program. She has been awarded fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, National Science Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine among others, and is a 2016-17 Member at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton).

Sponsored by the Women's Center.