Graduate Student Bios

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Zachary Bennett
Email: zmb11@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Current Research: Early America, Atlantic World, African Diaspora

Zachary is a fifth year PhD student studying early America and the Atlantic World. His dissertation "Flowing Power: Rivers, Energy, and the Making of New England" examines the political ecology of waterpower before the industrial revolution. Zachary has forthcoming articles appearing in the New England Quarterly and Register of the Kentucky Historical Society on environmental history topics.