Ben Yong is currently Associate Professor in Public Law and Human Rights at the University of Durham, having joined the university in September 2019.
He has previously worked as a research associate at the Unit where he contributed to several projects. He lead on the 'Ministers Outside Parliament' and 'The Roles of Government Lawyers' projects, and and co-led projects on Coalition Government in the UK and Special Advisers, between 2010 and 2013.
Ben was at the Ministry of Justice working on the UK Cabinet Manual between February and July 2010.
- Putting the Goats Amongst the Wolves: Appointing Ministers from outside Parliament, Ben Yong and Robert Hazell (January 2011)
- Making Minority Government Work: Hung parliaments and the challenges for Westminster and Whitehall, Robert Hazell, Akash Paun, Mark Chalmers, Dr Ben Yong and Dr Catherine Haddon (December 2009)