Presenters/Martin Benjamin

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Martin Benjamin

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Martin Benjamin is the founder and editor of the Kamusi Project Internet Living Swahili Dictionary. He has worked as an anthropologist on many health and development projects in East Africa. His doctoral dissertation at Yale, completed in 2000, is titled Development Consumers: An Ethnography of 'The Poorest of the Poor' and International Aid in Rural Tanzania. He has been involved in many Swahili localization projects, and is a professor of Swahili and Anthropology. He is an avid news junkie, skier, runner, and player of ultimate frisbee.