Robert Bennett served on Kenyon's faculty from 1967 to 2006. He taught Greek and Latin, Greek and Roman history, and mythology. In addition, Bennett's classes explored the roles played by gender and religion in the ancient world. His research interests range from Plutarch, to the Greek god Hephaistos, and the Cappadocian Fathers.
From 1990 to 2004 he edited Humanitas, the journal of the Ohio Classical Conference, and served as the conference's president in 2002 and 2003. Bennett served the College as an associate provost and regularly chaired the Department of Classics. In retirement, he conducts informal reading groups in ancient Greek and Latin.
1986 — Master of Arts from Trinity Lutheran Sem, OH
1970 — Doctor of Philosophy from Yale University
1965 — Master of Arts from Yale University
1964 — Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College Ct, Phi Beta Kappa