Dr N.A. Bloemendal (Albertine)

Assistant professor - Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Assistant professor - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

Dr N.A. Bloemendal (Albertine)
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Erasmusplein 1

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Postbus 9103

Albertine Bloemendal's research and teaching focuses on U.S. history, politics and foreign policy as well as on the history of transatlantic relations.

Albertine received both her BA (2006) and MA (2008) in American Studies cum laude from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. During this period she also studied a semester as an exchange student at Boston College, did an internship at the Political Department of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C., and completed the 'Praktijkstudie' Journalism and New Media at Leiden University. In 2009 she won the Theodore Roosevelt American History Award for her MA thesis “Abraham Kuyper’s Road to the White House: How Kuyperian Thought Came to Influence American Welfare Reform.” After working for several years as a journalist, Albertine began working as a lecturer at Leiden University in 2013. In 2017 she also defended her PhD dissertation “Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community” at Leiden University. An adapted version of this dissertation was published by Brill in January 2018 as part of their book series "New Perspectives on the Cold War". In February 2020, Albertine joined the American Studies department at Radboud University as Assistant Professor North American & Transatlantic Studies.

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