2021
Alumni (National Fellow)

Bench Ansfield

Birdsall National Fellow
Degrees:
B.A. Wesleyan University (2008) with High Honors
M.Phil. Yale University (2016)
M.A. Yale University (2016)
Ph.D. Yale University (2021)
Professional Sector:
Education
Dream Mentor:
Robin Kelley
University of California, Los Angeles
Fields of Interest:
Economic Policy
Infrastructure
Tax Policy
Urban History

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