Bruce Bendler, Adjunct Professor in the History Department at the University of Delaware
Bruce Bendler earned his Ph.D. at the University of Delaware in 2000. His dissertation was entitled The Emergence of Rural Federalism: Political Culture in Delaware 1760-1812. Dr. Bendler teaches history at the University of Delaware. He contributed two articles to a history of Newark, Delaware, published on the occasion of the city’s 250th anniversary in 2008. He has also published articles in Delaware History and New Jersey Studies. Dr. Bendler has made presentations to the Archaeological Society of Delaware and
the Middletown (Delaware) Historical Society on local and regional
history in the past couple of years. His current research interests focus on political history in Revolutionary and early Federal Delaware and New Jersey.
Articles and Book Chapters:
- "Discharging their Duty: Salem Quakers and Slavery, 1730-1780," New Jersey in the Revolution (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015)
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