- Ph.D. Computer Science, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 1986-1988
- M.S. Computer Science, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst 1980-1984
- B.A. History, Swarthmore College 1971-1975
Prof. Briggs is a Maine native and grew up on a dairy farm that has been in his family for eight generations. He was educated at Tilton School, Leavitt High School, Swarthmore College, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and has degrees in history and computer science. He has a wide range of academic interests in the humanities and computer science and enjoys hiking and kayaking.
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