Benjamin BronsteinInternational Fellow
Ben holds a Masters degree in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex in the UK. He wrote his dissertation on the United States criminal justice system and how it came to replace slavery as an institution of controlling African Americans. Previously, he worked as a researcher for the International Centre for Prison Studies, and has also worked in housing discrimination and grassroots organization. His research interests include human rights, criminal justice sector reform, and European Union integration in the CIS countries.
Ben also holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Sociology from the University of Delaware in the US. He speaks English, some Spanish, and is currently taking intensive Russian courses.