Ben Berger

Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching
Spring 2019

Ben Berger is an associate professor of political science and executive director of Swarthmore College's Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.  He has revitalized the Center by developing an Engaged Scholarship model, connecting the curriculum with the campus and community. For his Engaged Scholarship pedagogy and research, he was selected by the civic education consortium Project Pericles as one of 26 Periclean Faculty Leaders nationwide. Berger studies the intersection between normative political theory and empirical political science. At Princeton he will be teaching a version of his “Inside Out” prison exchange pedagogy course, uniting incarcerated students and Princeton students in a single, equal and mutual learning environment.