Bruce C. Daniels
Bruce C. Daniels is Chair and Professor of History at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Before moving to Texas, he taught for over two decades at the Universities of Winnipeg and Manitoba in Canada and also taught as a visiting professor at Bowling Green State University, Connecticut College, Duke University, and Wilfrid Laurier University. A specialist in colonial and Revolutionary America and in New England and Puritan studies, Daniels has published nine books and over two hundred scholarly articles and reviews. Among these, Puritans at Play: Leisure and Recreation in Colonial New England (1995, 1996, and 2005 editions); The Fragmentation of New England: Comparative Perspectives on Economic, Political, and Social Divisions in the Eighteenth Century (1987); and The Connecticut Town: Growth and Development, 1635-1790 (1979) are the most well known. Daniels has been the past president of The Canadian Association for American Studies and the Editor (1979-1987) of The Canadian Review of American Studies. He has also served as book review editor of Urban History Review, Consulting editor of the Journal of American History, associate editor of American National Biography, and on the boards of ten scholarly journals.
Daniels will hold the Nikolay Sivachev Chair at Moscow State University in the spring of 2005.