About Benjamin Mautner
Benjamin Mautner graduated from Princeton University in 2011, earning a BA in Psychology. His senior thesis, entitled “Fateful Course: Addiction as Choice and Medical Destiny,” examined the causes and correlates of addiction with a focus on the neurological underpinnings of addictive behaviors. While at Princeton, Benjamin Mautner received the German Department Book Award and studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh, where he read philosophy and played on the varsity lacrosse team.
Benjamin Mautner recently completed a Post-Baccalaureate program at George Mason University and works as an Emergency Medical Technician at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad. In addition, he volunteers at Loudon Therapeutic Riding as a horse leader and side walker for children participating in the equine-assisted therapy program. Founded in 1974, LTR seeks to empower and improve the lives of people with cognitive, physical, and psychological disabilities through the benefits of equine-assisted activities and therapies, as well as providing training and education in hippotherapy.
Benjamin Mautner Currently
Following graduation from Princeton, Benjamin Mautner worked as a scriptwriter for the Diane Rehm Show, a nationally syndicated radio program, and later as an account executive at Ogilvy Public Relations handling private and governmental health care and life sciences accounts. While at Ogilvy, Mr. Mautner received company wide recognition for his role in helping to support the AIDS 2012 conference in Washington DC. Previously, Mr. Mautner held internships at the National Institutes of Health and United States Justice Department, as well as volunteering at the Community for Creative Nonviolence, DC’s largest homeless shelter, and the DC Youth Detention Center on Mt. Olivet Road.
Currently, Benjamin Mautner is a Research Student at Inova Health Systems.
Benjamin Mautner Princeton attended St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., a top college preparatory school for boys with a list of graduates that include vice presidents, congressmen, and senators. Benjamin Mautner Princeton participated in academic clubs, sports teams, and other extracurricular activities while at St. Albans. As one of the top members of his class, he held a spot on the school’s academic quiz show team during his junior and senior years. The team displayed its academic and cultural knowledge on the TV show It’s Academic, with Mr. Mautner serving as Team Captain during his senior year. Benjamin Mautner Princeton also increased his skills at math through participation on the Math Team during his sophomore, junior, and senior years. For the final two years at St. Albans, Mr. Mautner explored his interest in engineering through the school’s JETS Engineering Team. While excelling in the classroom, Benjamin Mautner Princeton played varsity for two sports, lacrosse and cross country.
Benjamin Mautner Outside of Work
In addition to the academic and athletic programs, Mr. Mautner played drums for the school’s jazz band and served as Editor of the school yearbook. As evidence of his scholastic achievements, Benjamin Mautner Princeton made it to the finalist round of the National Merit Scholarship competition, one of only 15,000 to 16,000 high school students across the nation to reach that stage. He won a John Eisenstein Fellowship travel award, which is granted to two seniors at St. Albans to facilitate international travel. Mr. Mautner gained honorable mention in the Hogan Classics Prize, designed to reward students’ progress in Latin or Greek. Based on four consecutive years of excellent Latin test scores on the National Latin Examination, he won the Maureen O’Donnell Award as well. Benjamin Mautner further developed his knowledge of the classics during the Princeton Humanities Symposium, a two-day event focused on ancient Greek culture, as St. Albans sole representative.
Benjamin Mautner Princeton continued his education at Princeton University, where continued to excel in the classroom and at a variety of extracurricular activities. He earned his undergraduate degree in psychology in 2011.