Bradley Benton's research areas are colonial Mexico; Nahua (Aztec) politics, society, and culture; the early modern Atlantic world; cross-cultural contact and exchange. His publications include “Beyond the Burnt Stake: The Rule of Don Antonio Pimentel Tlahuitoltzin in Tetzcoco, 1540-1545,” in Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives. Eds. Jongsoo Lee and Galen Brokaw (forthcoming, University of Colorado Press) and "The Lords of Tetzcoco: Sixteenth-Century Transformations of Indigenous Leadership in the Aztec Empire's Second City." Ph.D. dissertation, UCLA, 2012. He is currently working on a journal article titled "The Outsider: Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl's Tenuous Ties to Tetzcoco and a book manuscript titled "The Lords of Tetzcoco."