AB magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1954. Master of Arts, Fletcher School Law, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1961.
Instructor in history, Boston University, 1960-1963;
assistant professor, Boston University, 1963-1967;
associate professor, Boston University, 1967-1970;
professor, Boston University, since 1970. Lecturer Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 1957. Visiting lecturer Kivukoni College, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1962-1963, University College, Dar es Salaam, 1962-1963.
Visiting assistant professor summer institute on African history Yale University, 1965. Visiting scholar University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique, 1977.
( During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuri...)
(Mirambo Of Tanzania: 1840-1884, by Bennett, Norman Robert)
(Book by Bennett, Norman Robert)
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Member American Historial Association, African Studies Association (chair archives committee 1962, vice president 1979-1980, president 1980-1981), Society Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, International Conference Group Portugal.
Married Ruth Roberts, December 31, 1954 (divorced 1974). Married Jeanne Penvenne, January 29, 1976. Children: John Norman, Louis Penvenne.