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Glen Goodman

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Program Manager + Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 9908
Program Manager + Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 9908

Humanities Practice Manager with ASU International Development, Dr. Glen Goodman helps to harness ASU’s considerable expertise and capabilities in the humanities during the conceptualization, pursuit, and execution of funded development projects throughout the world. As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Brazilian Studies in ASU’s School of International Letters and Cultures, Goodman teaches a variety of courses on Brazilian culture and history and helps coordinate research funding opportunities for SILC faculty.

Dr. Goodman’s historical research has focused on German migration and ethnicity in Brazil. Prior to joining ASU, he was an Assistant Professor of Brazilian Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a Fulbright Visiting Professor of History at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.


Ph.D., History, Emory University, 2015

M.A., History, Emory University, 2011

Certificat de Cuisine Intermédiere, Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, 2008

M.Sc., Latin American Studies, Oxford University, 2006 (awarded with Distinction)

B.A., Spanish and Comparative Literature with honors, Georgetown University, 2004 (awarded magna cum laude)




Indelible Whiteness? Race, Nation, and German Ethnicity in Brazil (Manuscript in progress)


Refereed Articles:


“Region, Nation, and Social Science: An Interview with Joseph L. Love on Fifty Years Studying Brazil” The Americas, (forthcoming, 2019)


Consuming Brazil’s Europe: Food tourism and the negotiation of ethnic identities in southern Brazil” Global Food History, vol. 4, no. 1 (2018): 40-58.


“A Stone in Brazil’s Shoe: The Dystopian Northeast in the Brazilian National Imaginary” Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas 92/93, vol. 49, no. 1-2 (2016): 22-28.


“The Enduring Politics of German-Brazilian Ethnicity” German History, vol. 33, no. 3 (2015): 423-438.


Book Chapters:


"Historia Global: Um Atitude" in História Urbana e Global: novas tendências e abordagens, eds. dos Santos, João Júlio Gomes and Assis de Araújo, Erick. Fortaleza: EDUECE, 2018.


“Comparada, Conectada ou Transnacional: A História da Imigração entre tantos Rótulos” (with Regina Weber) in Imigraçao na América Latina: Estudos Comparados, eds. Truzzi, Oswaldo; Elmir, Cláudio Pereira; Witt, Marcos Antônio. São Leopoldo: EDUNISINOS, 2018.



Book Reviews:


A Reprodução do Racismo, by Karl Monsma, História, Debates e Tendências, vol. 16, no. 2 (Jul/Dec, 2016) 508-511.


Brazil Under Construction: Fiction and Public Works, by Sophia Beal, The Latin Americanist, vol. 60, no. 3 (2016) 415-416.


The Vigorous Core of Our Nationality: Race and Regional Identity in Northeastern Brazil, by Stanley E. Blake, Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe, vol. 23, no. 2 (2013) 129-131.


Journal Issues Coordinated:


“História e Linguagens: usos historiográficos,” História, Debates e Tendências, vol. 16, no. 2 (Jul/Dec, 2016).  (with Prof. Marlise Meyrer)


Selected Other Publications:


“A Alemanha encantada: um espaço brasileiro?” Revista de História, no. 102 (March, 2014)


 “¿Qué hay de nuevo para la migración en el siglo XXI?” Asuntos del Sur (April, 2008)


“Water in Latin America” in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Latin America Regional Overview (September, 2006)


“Curator as Cartographer,” The Oxonian Review of Books, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (Winter 2005)


 “The Nonagenarian and the Nymphette: On Gabriel García Márquez’s New Novel,” The Oxonian Review of Books, Vol. 4, Issue 2 (Fall, 2005)

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
POR 499Individualized Instruction
SLC 593Applied Project
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 494Special Topics
POR 494Special Topics
HUL 494Special Topics
FIS 494Special Topics
POR 590Reading and Conference
GTD 598Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 194Special Topics
POR 194Special Topics
Honors / Awards: 

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Award to Brazil (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul), awarded 2017 for spring 2018.


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Stay for Academics and Scientists, Ibero-Amerikanisches Institute and the Freie Universität, Berlin, Summer 2017.


Arnold O. Beckman Research Award ($18,000), Campus Research Board, University of Illinois, 2015


The James T. and Ella Rather Kirk Fellowship in History, Agnes Scott College, 2014


The Blair Rogers Major and James Russell Major Dissertation Award, Emory University, 2012


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 5-month Graduate Scholarship, 2012-2013


Fulbright Fellowship, Brazil, 2011-2012


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Intensive Language Grant, 2010

Work History: 

Assistant Professor of Brazilian Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2015-2019


Fulbright Visiting Professor, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Spring 2018.


Lecturer in Brazilian Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014-2015


Kirk Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Agnes Scott College, Spring 2014