Ben Grunwald is a Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. He recently graduated with a J.D. and Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also served as an Articles Editor on the Law Review. Ben has previously clerked for the Honorable Thomas Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and worked as a researcher in the Criminal Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute.
His research and teaching interests include criminal law, criminal procedure, habeas corpus, empirical legal studies, evidence, and causal inference. His current research examines the empirical assumptions of pre-trial rules and systems of criminal procedure.