Ben Green is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Michigan Society of Fellows and an Assistant Professor in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics, with a secondary field in Science, Technology, and Society, from Harvard University. Ben studies the social and political impacts of government algorithms, with a focus on algorithmic fairness, smart cities, and the criminal justice system. His book, The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future, was published in 2019 by MIT Press. Ben is also an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.
Ben completed his undergraduate degree in Mathematics & Physics at Yale University. His graduate work was funded by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the Herbert Winokur SEAS Graduate Fellowship.