Ben Amster is the Program Associate for the Convergence Collaborative on Digital Discourse. He previously worked as a project intern for the Convergence Roundtable on Modernizing Civil Service and for the Convergence Policy Affairs team. This May, he will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stony Brook University. Based on Long Island, he has worked on numerous political campaigns in the New York City area. Outside of work, Ben enjoys hiking along Long Island’s many beaches, cooking for his family and friends, and reading.