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Robin Poulton

Robin Poulton


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  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • French
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Chevalier de l'Ordre national du Mali (06/2002)
    Honor awarded by the President of Mali for services to Peace and Disarmament in West Africa
  • Chevalier de l'Ordre Khmer du Samotrei (06/2001)
    Honor awarded by the King of Cambodia for services to disarmament
  • Kumatigui (06/2000)
    Named 'Master of the Word' by a member of the Sacred Order of Griots in Kangaba and Kela, in Mali, for historical research and story telling


  • Research Professor in French West African Studies (affiliate) (09/2012 – Current) Virginia Commonwealth University, School of World Studies
  • Senior Fellow, UNIDIR Geneva (11/1996 – Current) United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
  • Vice-President (11/2005 – Current) Virginia Friends of MALI