Todd Bennett specializes in twentieth-century U.S. history with emphases on American culture and foreign relations. His first book, One World, Big Screen
, a transnational cultural history of World War II, reveals how and why the Allies strategically manipulated cinema, the era's most persuasive mass medium, to build Allied solidarity and to transform the American worldview. He is working on a second book, The Spirits of '76
, a history of America's Bicentennial commemoration in 1976. His scholarship has appeared in the Journal of American History
, Diplomatic History
, and the International History Review
, among other publications.