Assistant Professor, Statistical & Data Sciences

Smith College

Previously, he earned a B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University, an M.A. in applied mathematics from the University of California at San Diego, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the City University of New York. He is a PStat accredited professional statistician by the ASA. From 2004 to 2012, he was the Statistical Analyst for the baseball operations department of the New York Mets. Ben is a co-author (with Andrew Zimbalist) ofThe Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball, and his research touches on sports analytics, data science, network science, and data mining