Jonathan Mercantini

Jonathan Mercantini has been a member of Kean University’s Department of History since 2007, earning tenure in 2012 and promotion to Associate Professor in 2013.

His current research projects include editing an online edition of the Papers of John and Susan Kean and a number of papers and museum exhibits on various aspects of the Kean family relating to the history of South Carolina, New Jersey and America. He is also working with the New Jersey Historical Commission to plan activities for the 350th Anniversary of New Jersey in 2014 highlighted by co-authoring scripts for This Week in New Jersey History a weekly series to be featured on Public TV and online throughout the anniversary year.


“Talk: Divided NJ from the Battle of Trenton”

Crossing the Delaware: 350 Years of New Jersey History