Position title: Graduate Student, Scandinavian Studies
Benjamin is a PhD student in Scandinavian Studies. His studies focus on Scandinavian history, culture, and politics, especially in the Medieval period. Previously, he studied at Penn State University and the Danish Institute for Study Abroad - Copenhagen. His honors thesis at Penn State, titled "Religious Conversion and Political Legitimacy in Viking-Age Denmark," explored the religious conversion of the Vikings and its political effects on Medieval Europe.