Benjamin Benus

Associate Professor of Design History

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; M.S./B.F.A., Pratt Institute.

Benjamin Benus specializes in the history of modern art, with a focus on twentieth-century graphic design in Europe and the United States. His scholarship, which examines historical connections between modernist design and data visualization, has been supported with research fellowships from the Vienna Circle Institute at the University of Vienna; the Wolfsonian-Florida International University in Miami; and the Newberry Library in Chicago.

He is the author of Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas and Information Design at Midcentury (RIT Press) and co-curator of the related exhibition, “Concept of a Visualist: Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas,” at the Aspen Institute’s Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies in Aspen, Colorado.

Office Location:
307 Monroe Hall
Mailing Address: 

Loyola University New Orleans
Art & Design
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 133
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone: 
(504) 864-7040
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