Director of SEPUP
University of California, Berkeley

Ben was named the director of SEPUP in December of 2019. Ben earned his Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from UCLA and a PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University. Ben began his career in science education teaching middle and high school students in Oakland, California and subsequently worked for 11 years at the UCSF Science and Health Education Partnership to develop, implement and support research of a variety of science education programming in both formal and informal settings. Throughout his career, Ben has been passionate about developing and implementing creative, engaging and culturally relevant science education programming and curriculum to empower students and their communities.