Education | International Affairs | Economics
Amanda is a PhD student concentrating on political theory and international relations, with an emphasis on Machiavelli’s political thought. She received her M.A. from the University of Chicago and previously worked as the editorial director at the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives. With a background in the entertainment industry, academia, and the think tank circuit, she enjoys diving into questions and perspectives across disciplines and ideologies. Amanda’s reporting focuses on foreign policy; the future of liberalism; mass opinion; and the relationship between the individual, the market, and the state (with a special interest in decentralized finance).