Professor of English at St. Mary's College, Indiana. B.A. from Saint Olaf College, and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
Editor of the 3rd (2012) and 4th volume (forthcoming) of the Life of Johnson manuscript edition in the Yale Research Editions of the private papers of James Boswell.
Apart from being editor of a few volumes in the Yale Research series, Bonnell is also the author of The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810 (2008).