Dr. Benjamin Nigra is a Research Analyst with extensive experience working alongside international teams to address complex multidisciplinary issues. Prior to joining The Expert Institute, Ben received a doctorate in archaeology from UCLA, where he directed scientific excavations at a pre-Columbian temple mound in Southern Coastal Peru. He has collaborated with diverse specialists across the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities to find creative solutions to unique, big-picture problems. Ben has published 8 peer-reviewed articles in major scientific journals ranging from Analytical Chemistry to the Journal of Archaeological Science.

Dr. Nigra earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago in Anthropology, as well as his M.A. and Ph.D from UCLA.