Jonathan Mercantini, Ph.D. 2000, is an assistant professor at Kean University. His monograph, Who Shall Rule at Home: the Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture, 1748-1776, was published in 2007 by the University of South Carolina Press. His current work includes a history of the Stamp Act Crisis and an investigation of South Carolina’s role at the Constitutional Convention, and writing and editing projects with the John Kean papers at Liberty Hall. The university recently acquired the Liberty Hall Museum. His research in the John Kean papers in the Museum is being featured in the marketing and promotional campaign for the university.