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. 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 History. He will have an article in a forthcoming history of Revolutionary New Jersey, to be published by the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in Madison, New Jersey. His current research interests focus on political history in Revolutionary and early Federal Delaware and New Jersey.
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