Benjamin Sacks, Tufts grad and Ph.D. candidate in history at Princeton, spoke about the role of geography in creating international conflict

IGL News
Sep 23

Benjamin Sacks is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Princeton University and the inaugural Graduate Fellow of the Center for Digital Humanities. He is deeply interested in the confluence of empire, geography and planning, as well as in the history of urbanization. He is the recipient of a number of national prizes and scholarships, including the Beinecke National Scholarship for Graduate Study (2009), the Society for American City and Regional Planning History's Montequin Prize (2013) for best paper on North American colonial planning history. He is one the youngest scholars ever to be elected to the fellowship of the Royal Geographical Society. He is also a graduate of Tufts.