Ben Allen

Ben Allen
  • Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Fraser Hall, Room 419


B.A., Eastern Michigan University
M.A., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., Virginia Tech


I study how the environment influences human health; how the individual, home, and neighborhood environment shapes health behaviors and disease processes; all with the goal of helping people understand that health starts where they live. I investigate the interaction between health and environment using explainable artificial intelligence approaches to machine learning and methods from neuroscience and psychology.