Ben Ross Schneider awarded a Ford Foundation International Chair
Becomes Ford Foundation International Professor of Political Science
Ben Ross Schneider has been awarded a Ford Foundation International Chair, making him Ford Foundation International Professor of Political Science as of January 1, 2011. Schneider came to MIT in 2009 as Professor of Political Science.
He received his BA from Williams College, Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University, and Phd from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining MIT, Schneider taught at Princeton University and Northwestern University. His research interested fall within the general fields of comparative politics, political economy, and Latin American politics.