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Ben Murphy

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Ben Murphy is Translation Manager at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). He joined CSET following a 14-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency, where he served in a variety of roles including project manager, instructor, translation manager, linguist, analyst, and editor. Ben is a member of the American Translators’ Association. He earned his M.A. in East Asian Studies at Harvard University and his B.A. in History at Reed College. Ben is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has studied at National Taiwan University in Taipei and at Fujian Normal University in mainland China.

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