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Benjamin Dunlap is the Former President and Chapman Family Professor in the Humanities at Wofford College. He holds degrees from Sewanee: The University of the South and Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. His first full-time faculty appointment was at Harvard University, from which he had received a PhD in 1967. He also has held appointments as Carolina Professor at the University of South Carolina, Fulbright Senior Lecturer in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, and U.S.-Japan Leadership Fellow in Tokyo. Since 1985, Dunlap has been a frequent moderator for the Aspen Institute in this country and abroad. His 2007 presentation as one of "Fifty Remarkable People" at the annual TED Conference is posted on their website. In addition to many publications, he has served as writer-producer for more than 200 Public Television programs, winning numerous national and international awards. For four and a half years, he performed as soloist and principal dancer for the Columbia City Ballet. In 2006 Dunlap was awarded an honorary doctorate by his alma mater, and in 2010 he was honored with the South Carolina Governor's Award in the Humanities. He is a co-founder of Liberty Fellowship and lives in Spartanburg.