Benjamin Skinner

Research Assistant Professor of Education

  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2017
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 2008
  • B.Mus., Vanderbilt University, 2006

Benjamin Skinner is Research Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Virginia with an affiliation in EdPolicyWorks. His research interests center on the policies and practices that affect students who attend community colleges and open access universities. Recent work has focused on the relationships between online course delivery and student enrollments, course outcomes, and degree attainment. He is also the author and maintainer of a number of software packages, including rscorecard, an R package that can be used to download data from the College Scorecard.