Ben Wilson graduated from Pepperdine University in 2017 with a J.D. and Master’s of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute. Upon graduating, Ben began consulting with R3SOLUTE, a nonprofit startup focused on providing trauma-informed conflict transformation services to refugee populations. In 2018, Ben joined Prison of Peace as the Director of Training where he led a conflict resolution and mediation training program in California State Prisons. In July 2022, The Divided Communities Project (DCP) welcomed Ben to the College of Law and the Project. His time focuses primarily on coordinating catalyst grant project research (as funded by this OSU grant) and co-teaching Moritz’s longstanding mediation clinic.