Urbanism Next
University of OregonUniversity of Oregon

Benjamin Clark, PhD

Co-Director of Research, Institute of Policy Research and Engagement

Benjamin Y. Clark is an Associate Professor of public management and specializes in municipal government management. His research examines how technology can be used to improve city management (smart city technology) and how cities need to be planning financially and managerially for future innovations (autonomous vehicles).

In 2018, he helped to create the Oregon Policy Lab, a collaboration between the government of Lane County and the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management geared toward providing technical assistance to the government and educational opportunities for students. August 2019 marked the start of his transition into the role of co-director of the Institute of Policy Research and Engagement at the UO. He and Rebecca Lewis will take over the director role of IPRE in August 2020.

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