Faculty Profiles

Benjamin Nyblade

Benjamin Nyblade

Director, Empirical Research Group
B.A. Oberlin College, 1997
Ph.D. UC San Diego, 2004

Benjamin Nyblade is the Director of the Empirical Research Group (ERG) at UCLA School of Law, where he works with faculty to conceptualize, design and execute empirical research across a broad range of legal fields.

Nyblade earned his B.A. with Highest Honors in Politics and East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in Political Science from UC San Diego. Before arriving at UCLA School of Law, he was faculty at the University of British Columbia and an adjunct political scientist with the RAND Corporation. His research has appeared in many top political science journals, including the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science and International Studies Quarterly.