Ben is a Policy Research Intern with The New Center. He is a senior at Tulane University majoring in Political Economy and Economics. He is also the Director of Campus Affairs for the Wave Center, a policy-focused club, and has emceed two events that focus on local policy-related issues like wind energy development off the Gulf Coast. When not reading Politico or The Hill, Ben likes to play basketball and watch Pelicans games. He is also conversational in German.