Benjamin Jones joins BBI Team as Part-Time Office Assistant

February 22, 2017

Ben Jones and Peter Blanck

Left: Ben Jones and BBI Chairman Peter Blanck

Benjamin Jones has joined the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University as a part-time office assistant. In his new role, Jones will assist members of the BBI team in their daily tasks to help increase efficiency in the office.

Jones is a Syracuse University alumnus and graduated in 2015 with a major in anthropology and a minor in religion. His prior experience includes serving as the treasurer of the Syracuse University anthropology club, working as an office clerical assistant for the Institute of Veterans and Military Families, and serving as a research assistant to Syracuse Professor Douglas Armstrong. As a research assistant, Jones was responsible for cataloging archaeological artifacts from the Harriet Tubman House. Through his previous positions, Jones has developed excellent organizational and clerical skills that will be of great benefit to the BBI team.

The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of SU’s School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information, visit the Burton Blatt Institute Website. [bbi.syr.edu]