- PhD in Classics, Rutgers University (2011)
- BA, Washington and Lee University (2005)
Benjamin's career has followed two tracks, which include experience in database administration and development, systems administration, web framework coding, and data science in R. He has also taught in Classics and Ancient History at Rutgers University, Ohio University, the University of Alabama, and most recently Birmingham-Southern College.
At the Center for Digital Humanities, his responsibilities--in addition to coding and data modeling--include consulting with digital humanities projects at various stages of development. He is also a liasion with a dual-appointment in the CDH and Research Computing (OIT) at Princeton.
Along with presentations at called conferences and professional meetings, his publications include:
“Roman religio as a Framework at Tacitus’ Histories 4.83-84,” Journal of Ancient History 1 (2013): 70-82.
“The Prosecution of M. Plautius Silvanus (pr. 24),” Ancient History Bulletin 27 (2013): 55-64.
Benjamin Hicks and T. Figueira, “Spartan kings,” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Ancient History (2012)