Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ben Armstrong is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy at Brown University. He is also a Research Affiliate with the Industrial Performance Center and the Work of the Future Task Force at MIT. His research explores the role of governments and universities in shaping cities’ economic trajectories. He also studies how workers and governments are adapting to technological change. Ben received his PhD from MIT in Political Science. He previously worked at Google Inc.