Bodenhamer, David J(ackson)

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BODENHAMER, David J(ackson)

BODENHAMER, David J(ackson). American, b. 1947. Genres: Law, Politics/Government, Social sciences. Career: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, professor of history and assistant vice-president for academic affairs, 1976-88; Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, professor of history and director of Polis Center, 1989-. Member of boards of directors. Publications: The Pursuit of Justice: Crime and Law in Antebellum Indiana, 1986; Fair Trial: Rights of the Accused in American History, 1992; (with E.B. Monroe and L. Hulse) The Main Stem: The History and Architecture of North Meridian Street, 1992. EDITOR: (with J.W. Ely Jr.) Ambivalent Legacy: A Legal History of the South, 1984; (with J.W. Ely Jr.) The Bill of Rights in Modern America: After Two Hundred Years, 1993; The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, 1994. Contributor to scholarly journals. Address: Polis Center, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1200 Waterway Blvd Ste 100, Indianapolis, IN 46202, U.S.A.