Amanda Niedfeldt is a PhD Candidate in English at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a Co-Editor of U.S. Studies Online. Her research is on the Cold War and the influence of philanthropies in cultural production and the United States' international relationships. Her dissertation is entitled, "Literature of Warning: The State-Private Network, Cultural Patronage, and the Emergence of Foundation Literature during the Cold War".

Election Series 2020

The United States is approaching an historic presidential election. With the country facing multiple crises, both Democrats and Republicans are arguing that the election of their counterparts would lead to the end of America as their constituents envision it. Uncertain of their prospects, President Trump and the Republican Party are… Continue reading