Ben is a doctoral student in the Developmental and Psychological Sciences program at Stanford University. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 with a B.S. in Economics, Statistics, and Mathematics. He then taught high school math in Warren County, North Carolina as a Teach for America corp member, designed and analyzed math content for Khan Academy, and spent a year traveling. His research interests include psychometrics (model selection and differential test functioning in particular) and data science education.