Ben Koerner is an advocate for human rights, higher education, and the environment. He graduated from Harvard College in 2015 with an AB in Comparative Literature. After college he joined the New Statesman, working on the culture desk, and then the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin, researching rising powers and global governance. Ben completed his graduate work in political economy at the London School of Economics. He is an advisory board member at Arcadia
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