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Dr. C.S.M. (Katy) Hull PhD

Faculty of Humanities

Visiting address
  • Kloveniersburgwal 48
  • Room number: E1.14
Postal address
  • Postbus 1610
    1000 BP Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Dr. Katy Hull is a lecturer in the American Studies department. She is interested in twentieth century US history, civil rights, women’s and gender history, masculinity, development, human rights, and US foreign policy. Her recent book is The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism (Princeton University Press, 2021). In addition to her PhD in US History (Georgetown University, 2018), she holds an MA in human rights, and an MA in international relations and international economics (Johns Hopkins, SAIS). From 2005 until 2010 she worked for the World Bank in Washington, DC.


  • Publications


    • Hull, K. (Accepted/In press). Where Culture Met Policy: U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Europe During World War II. In T. Reeder (Ed.), The Routledge History of U.S. Foreign Relations (1 ed.).


    • Hull, K. (2021). The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism. (America in the World). Princeton University Press.


    • Hull, K. (2018). Hero, Champion of Social Justice, Benign Friend: Theodore Roosevelt in American Memory. European Journal of American Studies, 13(2).


    • Dudwick, N., Hull, K., Katayama, R., Shilpi , F., & Simmler, K. (2011). From Farm to Firm: Rural-Urban Transition in Developing Countries. Washington, DC: World Bank.


    • Hull, K., & Echavez, C. (2009). From Milkless Cows to Coconut Trees: Recovery from All Out War in Mindanao. In D. Narayan, & P. Petesch (Eds.), Moving out of Poverty: Rising from the Ashes of Conflict (pp. 248-89). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Narayan, D., Sen, B., & Hull, K. (2009). Moving out of Poverty in India. In D. Narayan (Ed.), Moving Out of Poverty: The Promise of Empowerment and Democracy in India (pp. 2-63). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


    • Barbone, L., Cord, L., Hull, K., & Sandefur, J. (2007). Democracy and Poverty Reduction: Explorations on the Sen Conjecture. In N. Dinello, & V. Popov (Eds.), Political Institutions and Development: Failed Expectations and Renewed Hopes (pp. 43-71). Northampton, MA: Edgar Elgar Publishing Ltd.


    • Hull, K. (2021). Richard Washburn Child, the Authoritarian Personality, and Fascism's Allure. Paper presented at Society for United States Intellectual History Annual Conference, Tennessee, United States.

    Media appearance


    • Hull, K. (other) & Brown, S. (other) (8-2-2021). Katy Hull on American Sympathy with Italian Fascism; In Theory: The Journal of the History of Ideas Podcast (other).
    • Hull, K. (other) & Comegna, A. (other) (22-12-2020). American Fascists, with Katy Hull; Ideas in Progress, Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University, Podcast (other).
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  • Ancillary activities
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