Benjamin Kreider is a research intern at EPI. He is a second-year PhD Student at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, where he studies economic and racial inequality, with a particular emphasis on the labor movement. Prior to starting his doctorate, Ben worked for three years as a researcher for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!). He also served on the board of DC Jobs With Justice and presented at the annual Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) conference in 2014. Ben previously worked or interned for the U.S. Department of State, the Institute for the Study of International Migration, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
B.A., Government and German, Bowdoin College
M.A., International Affairs, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service