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Bradley Benton

Professor Benton
Bradley Benton, PhD

Assistant Professor and Graduate Director

PhD 2012, UCLA

Telephone: 701-231-6301

422N Minard Hall

Areas of Research Interest:  Colonial Mexico; Nahua (Aztec) politics, society, and culture; the early modern Atlantic world; cross-cultural contact and exchange.

  • With Amber Brian and Pablo García Loaeza, eds. and trans., The Native Conquistador: Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Account of the Conquest of New Spain, Latin American Originals (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, forthcoming).
  • “Beyond the Burned Stake: The Rule of Don Antonio Pimentel Tlahuitoltzin in the City of Tetzcoco, 1540-1545,” in Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives. Eds. Jongsoo Lee and Galen Brokaw (Boulder, University of Colorado Press, 2014).
  • “The Outsider: Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Tenuous Ties to the City of Tetzcoco.” Colonial Latin American Review 23, no. 1 (2014): 37-52.

Book Manuscript:

 "The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rulership in Post-Conquest Central Mexico"

Honors and Fellowships:

National Endowment for the Humanities, Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant (2014-2017)

Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, Univ. of Iowa, Interdisciplinary Research Grant (2013)

Fulbright Commission Fellowship to Spain (2007-2008)

Mellon Institute in Spanish Paleography

FLAS Fellow

Phi Beta Kappa

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Latin American History

Modern Latin America I & II

Cultures and Civilizations of the Pre-Modern World 

Colonial Mexico

Modern Mexico

Historical Research & Writing

Slavery in the Atlantic World

Imperial Spain

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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