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Benjamin Lee Huggins

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Papers of George Washington
Office location and address
160 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Biography

Benjamin Huggins received his B.S. in Computer Science from the Citadel, his M.S. in Systems Technology from the Naval Postgraduate School, and both his M.A. in United States History and Ph.D. in History from George Mason University.

Before the Papers, Ben worked twenty years as an officer in the United States Navy and Navy Reserve.
Today, he works as an Associate Editor for the Papers of George Washington, and as an Associate Professor for the University of Virginia. In his role as an editor, he focuses on the Revolutionary War Series, and is Co-editor of the Papers of George Washington Addendum Volume with Adrina Garbooshian-Huggins.

Ben has a strong interest in the history of the Revolutionary War era and the founding fathers. He has always admired George Washington, as well as has always had a strong interest in all eras of European and United States history.