(Goodman, Nan - 2013) -- Traditional Fulbright Scholarship uri icon



  • Professor Goodman is the author of two books, Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England and Shifting the Blame: Literature, Law and the Theory of Accidents in 19th Century America. She has also written many refereed essays and reviews. Her 2013–14 Fulbright award included teaching a semester as a visiting professor at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, where she offered courses on the American novel and the law as well as on women’s fiction. She also conducted research on the connections between the New England Puritans and their Ottoman counterparts.
    Professor Goodman received a PhD in English from Harvard University and a JD from Stanford Law School. Her long list of awards and distinctions includes nomination for the John Hope Franklin Prize (American Studies Association 2012) and for the Morris Forkosch Prize (American Historical Association) for her books. She also was selected as a scholar-in-residence at the American Antiquarian Society. Professor Goodman was a visiting professor of law and humanities at Georgetown University Law Center in 2011.

year awarded

  • 2013