Ben Wegleitner

Social Science Outreach Assistant

Ben will be working with communities at multiple contaminated sediment sites as part of the Great Lakes Legacy Act. He is helping Caitie Nigrelli, IISG environmental social scientist, to create outreach materials, host educational events, and maintain a social media presence to connect communities with large-scale remediation projects on their waterways.

Before coming to IISG, Ben was with Southwest Badger Resource Conservation & Development. He has a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University.

Purdue University
196 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 217-300-7286
Fax: 765-496-2422

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
University of Illinois
1101 W. Peabody Drive
374 National Soybean Research Center, MC-635
Urbana, IL 61801
Ph: 217.333.6444 | Fax: 217.333.8046
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Purdue University