Member Profile

Benjamin Rubin

CASTAC-Net Member

Contributor, Platypus, The CASTAC Blog

Research Interests

Agriculture | Biotech | Energy | Environmental anthropology | Media Studies | poverty | Science & Technology Studies |

About Benjamin

As a new CE for Platypus, Benjamin is an early career journalist with a background in anthropology as an undergraduate. Benjamin is beginning his Master's degree in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism at the University of Montana. He has previously carried out socio-political research on CRISPR/Cas9 gene drives and conducts interviews with unhoused populations in order to understand and track American poverty. In his open time he enjoys making art, hiking, surfing, playing music, and meditation.