Ruha Benjamin, Ph.D.

Professor, Boston University

Ruha Benjamin is the author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Stanford University Press 2013). She is a professor at Boston University, an American Council of Learned Societies fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Science, Technology, and Society Program. She blogs about questions of innovation and equity at and on Twitter @Peoples_Science. For upcoming speaking engagements visit,