Core faculty

Ben Green

Assistant Professor

Ben Green is an Assistant Professor in the Ford School and a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Michigan Society of Fellows. 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.