Anthony J. Bennett holds a bachelors degree in History from Nottingham, as well as masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Essex in United States government and politics. He taught History and Politics at the ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL, Ipswich, for 15 years before moving to CHARTERHOUSE, Godalming, where he taught American Politics until 2009.
He first published his annual update on American Politics in 1982 and since 2003 this has been published by Philip Allan Updates (Hodder Education). The 2018 edition will be published on 26 January 2018.
His best-selling A-level textbook followed in 2004 and this will reach its Fifth Edition in September 2017. This is a completely revised book which will include the 2016 elections, the new Trump administration, as well as being fully revised to take into account the new A-Level Politics specifications for first examining in June 2019.
2013 saw the publication by Palgrave Macmillan of his two-volume work covering the U.S. presidential elections from 1980 to 2012: Volume 1 - The Race for the White House from Reagan to Clinton (February 2013), and Volume 2 - The Battle for the White House from Bush to Obama (October 2013).
Under the author name Tony Bennett, he published "But God . . . The Gospel In Two Words" with Day One Publications in 2017.