Christopher Benson headshot

Chris Benson, associate professor of journalism, had an opinion piece published in The New York Times regarding the controversy surrounding “Open Casket,” a painting by Dana Schutz based on the iconic Jett magazine photo of Emmitt Till’s coffin.

Benson is a co-author with Mamie Till-Mobley of “Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America.”