Andrew Bolden

National Fellow, 2016

Andrew Bolden, National Fellow, spent his fellowship year writing the libretto and composing the score for a new musical about NSA surveillance, anchored by the Edward Snowden narrative and themes of privacy, power, and patriotism. Bolden has held a variety of administrative positions at New America since 2008, with a two-year hiatus for graduate studies. He served as an executive assistant, offering additional support to New America’s central leadership team. He holds master’s degrees in music from Converse College and Emory University.