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Benjamin Marcus

Benjamin Marcus

Research Fellow with Religious Freedom Centre and Coordinator for Global Covenant Partners


Benjamin Marcus, MTS (Harvard Divinity School) is a Research Fellow with the Religious Freedom Center and Coordinator for Global Covenant Partners, a nonprofit organisation working with religious leaders, policymakers, and civil society to stop mass killing in the name of religion.  The Global Covenant is focusing initial efforts on the forcible displacement of millions of people caused by political and religion-related violence across the Middle East and North Africa. He recently served as executive editor of the 2015 White Paper of the Working Group on Religion and Conflict Mitigation at the State Department.   His research examines the intersection of religious literacy and identity formation and perception.