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Benjamin N. Lawrance, Ph.D.

Barber B. Conable, Jr. Endowed Professor of International Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology

Email: BNLatRIT [dot] EDU

Webpage:  www.rit.edu/cla/endowed_chairs.php

Benjamin N. Lawrance is the Conable Chair in International Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology. He has conducted field research in West Africa since 1997 and published extensively about political and social conditions. He has served as an expert witness in the asylum cases for  over 130 West Africans in the US, Europe and Canada which have involved human trafficking, citizenship, statelessness, female genital cutting, gender issues, gender identity, ethnic and religious violence, and witchcraft accusations.