Working in the areas of random trees and their scaling limits, fragmentation processes and self-similar Markov processes. Bénédicte received her Ph.D. in 2004, under the supervision of Jean Bertoin, University of Paris 6. Then followed a year as a post-doc at the University of Oxford.
Since 2005, Bénédicte has been Maître de conférences at the University of Paris-Dauphine. During the period 2011-2014, she also taught at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris.