Geoffrey Benson - Classics Faculty - Colgate University

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Geoff Benson

Visiting 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, religion in the Greece-Roman world

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)