Ben is a 1L from Philadelphia. He graduated from Tufts University in 2019 with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy. After that, he earned a master’s degree in Social Science of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute, where he studied technology regulation and privacy issues relating to facial recognition and work from home. At Columbia, Ben is a volunteer debate coach with Mentoring Youth through Legal Education (MYLE), a staff editor for the Columbia Journal of Race and Law, and is a member of the AIPLA Moot Court. Ben enjoys crossword puzzles, reading and listening to jazz.