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historian

Judith MacKenzie Bennett, American historian. Recipient Walter D. Love Prize, North American Conference British Studies, 1992; fellow, American Council Learned Societies, 1984, 2005-2006, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1989-1990, National Humanities Center, 1993-1994, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2005-2006.

Background

Bennett, Judith MacKenzie was born on January 12, 1951 in Neptune, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of John Charles and Jean MacKenzie Bennett.

Education

AB, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1973. Master of Arts, University Toronto, 1974. Licentiate, Pontifical Institute Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, Canada, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1981.

Career

Assistant to chaired professor history University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1981—2005. Professor history University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 2005.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Royal History Society, Medieval Academy American. Member: American History Association, North American Conference British Studies, Berkshire Conference Women Historians (trustee 1995-1998), Coordinating Council for Women in History (co-president 1994-1997).

Connections

Life partner Cynthia B. Brilliant.

father:
John Charles

mother:
Jean MacKenzie Bennett