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Benjamin L. Castleman | Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy, University of Virginia

Current Position and Past Experience
Benjamin L. Castleman is an assistant professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Castleman is also an academic affiliate at ideas42, an organization that leverages strategies from behavioral economics to generate positive social impacts.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Castleman received his B.A. from Brown University in 2000. He completed his doctoral work at Harvard University in 2013.

Castleman is a recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship. He is a Lumina Foundation/Institute for Higher Education Policy Academic Fellow, and is a recipient of the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders award, given annually by The Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Castleman is a proud father of two young children, Lila and Simon, with whom he and his wife have spent most of the summer hiking, swimming, camping, and reading Harry Potter.

Castleman can be followed on Twitter @BenCastleman.