Originally from the Hudson Valley region of New York, Nicholas Benson studies the media industry with a focus on media franchises. Much of his work is concerned with the relationships between texts and the long-term management of media franchises.
- B.S., Mass Communication, State University of New York College at Oneonta
- M.A., Lifespan and Digital Communication, Old Dominion University
- Ph.D., Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison