Benjamin Niedzielski

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Benjamin is a third year doctoral student in Classics at UCLA.  He received an Sc.B. in Classics and Mathematics-Computer Science from Brown University, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 2012.  In 2014, he received an M.A. in Classics from the University of Kansas.  His M.A. thesis was titled “Cicero’s Post Reditum ad Quirites – A Stylistic Commentary”.  In Fall 2015, he completed the Indo-European Studies graduate certificate at UCLA.  Due to his dual background in Classics and Computer Science, he is also interested in the Digital Humanities and was admitted to UCLA’s Digital Humanities graduate certificate program in Spring 2016.  He is currently working on the RomeLab project with Professor Chris Johanson.


  • Sc.B. in Classics and Mathematics-Computer Science, Brown University (2012)
  • M.A. in Classics, University of Kansas (2014)


  • Word order and stylistics in Latin prose, particularly Cicero
  • Poetics in Propertius
  • Language and Otherness in Aeschylus