Constituent Members

NASA • Netherlands American Studies Association


President: Dr. Markha Valenta,
Assistant Professor of Politics/ Culture/ HistoryUniversity College UtrechtEmail:

Secretary: TBA

Treasurer: Dr. Dario Fazzi
Senior ResearcherRoosevelt Institute for American Studies, MiddelburgEmail:

Information correct on February 23, 2023

Recent activities


6-9 November 2013. Weapons of Mass Seduction: Rhetoric and Political Discourse in the United States. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg (Netherlands) and University of Ghent (Belgium).

24 October 2013. Politics for the People: Participatory Democracy in America, from Revolutionary to Front-Porch. University of Groningen.

7-8 June 2013. The Politics and Culture of Liberation: 25th Anniversary of American Studies Nijmegen. Radboud University Nijmegen.

22 March 2013. American Studies Assembly: American Crossroads, Transnational American Studies. Radboud University Nijmegen.

2 November 2012. NASA Fall Event: Presidential Election Forum. Leiden University.

5-7 September 2012. European Beat Studies Network Inaugural Conference. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg.

20-22 June 2012. Fifth HOTCUS Annual Conference (European Organization of Historians of the Twentieth-Century United States). Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg.

23 March 2012. American Studies Assembly: Empire of Liberty, Ideals and Reality. Utrecht University.


Bak, Hans, ed. The Long Voyage: The Selected Letters of Malcolm Cowley, 1915-1987. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014.

Boyden, Michael, Hans Krabbendam, and Liselotte Vandenbussche, eds. Tales of Transit: Narrative Migrant Spaces in Atlantic Perspective, 1850-1950. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013.

Broeke, Leon van den, Hans Krabbendam, and Dirk Mouw, eds. Transatlantic Pieties: Dutch Clergy in Colonial America. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmands, 2012.

Foley, Michael. Front Porch Politics: The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism in the 1970s and 1980s. New York: Hill & Wang/FSG, 2013.

Kooijman, Jaap. Fabricating the Absolute Fake: America in Contemporary Pop Culture. Revised and extended edition. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013.

Krabbendam, Hans, and John M. Thompson, eds. America’s Transatlantic Turn: Theodore Roosevelt and the “Discovery” of Europe. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Minnen, Cornelis A. van , and Manfred Berg, eds. The U.S. South and Europe: Transatlantic Relations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2013.

Oever, Roel van den. Mama's Boy: Momism and Homophobia in Postwar American Culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Romijn, Peter, Giles Scott-Smith, and Joes Segal, eds. Divided Dreamworlds? The Cultural Cold War in East and West. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012.

Scott-Smith, Giles, ed. Obama, U.S. Politics and Transatlantic Relations: Change or Continuity? Brussels: Peter Lang, 2012.

Scott-Smith, Giles. Western Anti-Communism and the Interdoc Network: Cold War Internationale. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Thompson, Mark L. The Contest for the Delaware Valley: Allegiance, Identity, and Empire in the Seventeenth Century. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013.

Verhoeven, Wil. Americomania and the French Revolution Debate in Britain, 1789-1802. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.