Ben Fischer is a MSc candidate in Comparative Social Policy. His research focuses on education policy and social justice across diverse jurisdictions in Europe. He is a graduate of the University of Sheffield with a BA (Hons) in Politics and Philosophy.
Before coming to Oxford, he taught for two years for the British Council in Zurich, Switzerland, where he developed his interest in education policy and the impact of social inequality. Prior to this, he conducted research for the Institute for Public Policy Research, evaluating the case for global internet access as a universal right to be upheld by an international regulatory body.
In his work at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, he draws on the Department's expertise in comparative and interdisciplinary research. He aims to develop critical empirical analyses of social policy and education.