Benjamin has been teaching psychology courses at Blinn College, a two-tear open enrollment community college located in Bryan, Texas, for the past 10 years. Benjamin integrates a host of student success components into his course to help his students with college skills, such as studying, time management, and presentation skills. In addition to teaching, he is the Faculty Fellow for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Blinn College, and provides instructors of all disciplines with several workshops and presentations each semester. He presents on a wide variety of topics concerning andragogy, teaching methods, and student success with a goal to provide faculty with different perspectives and methodologies to promote success for themselves and their students inside and outside of the classroom.
Benjamin also serves Blinn college as the curriculum resource team chair for the Department of Psychology and serves on the Strategic Planning committees for both the institution and division of social sciences. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology, both from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. Prior to teaching, Benjamin has worked as a researcher and lab manager at Texas A&M University, Brandeis University and Harvard University where he has done research on several topics in social neuroscience and visual learning.