BENDER, Thomas. American, b. 1944. Genres: Urban studies, History, Intellectual history. Career: University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, Assistant Professor of History and Urban Studies, 1971-74; New York University, Assistant Professor, 1974-76, Associate Professor of History, 1976-77, Samuel Rudin Professor of Humanities, 1977-82, Professor of History, 1977-, University Professor of Humanities, 1982-. Intellectual History Group Newsletter, editor, 1978-85. Publications: Toward Urban Vision, 1975; Community and Social Change in America, 1978; (with E. Rozwenc) The Making of American Society, 1978; New York Intellect: A History of Intellectual Life in New York City from 1750 to the Beginnings of Our Own Time, 1987; Intellect and Public Life, 1993. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: Democracy in America, 1981; The University and the City: From Medieval Origins to the Present, 1989; The Anti-Slavery Debate, 1992; Budapest and New York: Studies in Metropolitan Transformation, 1870-1930, 1994; American Academic Culture in Transformation, 1998; City and Nation: Rethinking Place and Identity, 2001.