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Graduate Research Assistant

 bjames1@ad.unc.edu


Ben Lasley is a Graduate Research Assistant working at the EFC. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2019 with a degree in Environmental Studies, Political Science, and Geography. After graduation, Ben worked as a community organizer in Philadelphia, directing a homeless meal serve and community garden. He will be starting his Masters in Public Administration in 2021 at UNC Chapel Hill. He hopes to focus on urban environmental policy in the public sector, specifically urban food networks. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, thrifting, and hiking.