Ben Shapiro
Affiliate Professor, Computer Science
Information Science

 Office: ATLAS 225A


Ben Shapiro is an Assistant Professor in the the Department of Computer Science and, by courtesy, in the School of Education, the Department of Information Science and the Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research group, the Laboratory for Playful Computation, investigates how to enable youth from diverse backgrounds to learn computer science through collaborative, creative expression and through the design of networked technologies to solve problems in their homes and communities. He received his PhD in learning sciences from Northwestern University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin Madison.