Bennett Collins

Bennett Collins

Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Bennett is finishing his degree in International Relations at the University of St Andrews in Scotland and will enter the MSc African Studies program at Oxford University this autumn. Bennett has founded two student human rights advocacy organizations, worked in a leadership capacity on human rights campaigns in North America and Europe, and has lobbied and met with members of U.S. Congress, Scottish and British Parliaments, and European Parliament on human rights and environmental issues. Also an alumnus of the Zoryan Institute’s Genocide and Human Rights University Program at the University of Toronto, Bennett has carried out research on human rights violations for the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies.

Bennett is particularly interested in the developments occurring in the fields of transitional justice and reconciliation specifically in relation to post-conflict societies in Central and West Africa, as well as social justice issues surrounding American Indians/First Nations in the U.S. and Canada.

Contributors

February 4, 2013

Looking at America’s First State-Tribal Truth and Reconciliation Commission

January 31, 2013

Looking at America’s First State-Tribal Truth and Reconciliation Commission