Geoffrey Benson - Classics Faculty - Colgate University

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Geoff Benson

Assistant Professor
Classics, 21A Lawrence Hall
p 315-228-6169

Degree

AB Princeton University 2006; MA, PhD University of Chicago 2008, 2013

Specialties

Classical language and literature, the ancient novels

Interests

Apuleius' Metamorphoses, Science in the Hellenistic Period, religion of the Roman Empire

Publications

"Archimedes the Poet: Generic Innovation and Mathematical Fantasy in the Cattle Problem." Arethusa 47.2 (2014)

Distinctions

John T. Winkler Prize (Honorable Mention); Century Fellowship (University of Chicago); Phi Beta Kappa (Princeton); Stinnecke Prize (Princeton)