Benjamin M. Beese

Benjamin M. Beese Germanic Languages and Literatures at Ohio State

Benjamin M. Beese

Master's Student / GTA

Hagerty Hall, 4th floor


BA in History, Middlebury College, Summa cum Laude, 2022
Thesis: The Fair of the Future: Developments in Society and Modernity at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, 2021

Middlebury College Language Schools, German, Summer 2021

Research Interests

  • Critical Theory
  • Theories of Society and Modernity
  • Philosophy of History 
  • Intellectual History

Abroad Experience

Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Oxford, UK, September 2019-April 2020,


University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2022-2023
Maude Violet Graybar American History Prize, Middlebury College, 2022