Announcement of new Editor-in-Chief Netherlands American Studies Review (NASR)

Christine Mertens succeeds Debby Esmeé de Vlugt as Editor-in-Chief of the Netherlands American Studies Review (NASR).

“I am honored and delighted to join the Netherlands American Studies Review’s editorial committee. As the new Editor-in-Chief, I look forward to working together with a talented team of editors and building on the success of past editions. I would like to thank my colleague Debby Esmeé de Vlugt for her leadership, vision, and hard work and wish her much continued success in her future endeavors.”

Christine is a second-year PhD candidate at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies. Her research focuses on the realities of legal constraints placed on the spatial mobility of free African Americans in the early nineteenth century.

Are you a student interested in showcasing your research in the NASR? You can now submit book reviews (350-400 words) or research papers (2000-5000 words) for the Fall 2022 edition. The Call for Papers can be found here: