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Bradley Benton

Professor Benton
Bradley Benton, PhD

Assistant Professor and Graduate Director

PhD 2012, UCLA

Telephone: 701-231-6301

422G Minard Hall

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

  • Benton, Bradley. The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico. Cambridge Latin American Studies 104. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • Brian, Amber, Bradley Benton, and Pablo García Loaeza, eds. and trans. The Native Conquistador: Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Account of the Conquest of New Spain, Latin American Originals 10. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015.
  • Benton, Bradley. “Beyond the Burned Stake: The Rule of Don Antonio Pimentel Tlahuitoltzin in the City of Tetzcoco, 1540-1545.” In Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives, edited by 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.
Forthcoming and In Progress:
  • Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de. Historia de la nación chichimeca [ca. 1615]. Transcribed and edited by Pablo García Loaeza, Amber Brian, Bradley Benton, and Peter B. Villella. Cien de México. Mexico City: Secretaría de Cultura [formerly CONACULTA], forthcoming.
  • Alva Ixtlilxochitl, Fernando de. History of the Chichimeca Nation [ca. 1615]. Translation and scholarly edition with Amber Brian, Pablo García Loaeza, and Peter B. Villella. In progress.
Honors and Fellowships:

Outstanding Research Award, NDSU College of AHSS, 2015
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
Colonial Mexico
Modern Mexico
Historical Research & Writing
Slavery in the Atlantic World
Imperial Spain
The Aztec, Maya, & Inca

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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