Dr. Bennett earned his bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from WesternMaryl and College in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Oncology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993.
He came to Juniata from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he was anAssistant Professor of Zoology. Prior to that position, Dr. Bennett had served as a postdoctoral researcher at Kansas State University, a Kansas Health Foundation Scholar, and an adjunctinstructor at Upper Iowa University in Ft. Riley, Kansas.
He has taught General Physical Sciences, Molecular Biology, General Genetics, introductory biology courses for majors, and Genes, Development and Evolution, a graduate seminar.
His extensive list of publications and selected presentations includes articles in Development, Genes and Evolution, the Journal of Experimental Zoology, Cell,and Development, and presentations at the Midwest Drosophila Conference and the Annual Drosophila Research Conference.
He was awarded the H.P. Sturdivant Senior Biology Award from Western Maryland College in 1985,served as Beta Beta Beta secretary from 1984-85, was Phi Beta Kappa in 1985, was a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral trainee from 1985-90 and has been a member of the Society for Developmental Biology since 1991.
He is married to Kristin Bennett.