Benjamin Custer

About Benjamin Custer

Benjamin Custer is a PhD student in the Department of Communication. His experience in the field of communication is equal parts practical and theoretical. Much of his work can be found on

Research Interests

Media Effects

Master's Thesis:

STEM from the Humanities: How visual arts, empathy and storytelling fuel innovation

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Contact Information

Benjamin Custer
Graduate Teaching Associate
Telephone: (520) 626-0750
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 110


  • M.A. (2014) Communication, Stanford University
  • B.S. (2011) Mass Communications, Texas A&M University-Texarkana
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences