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Biography

Joyce Goodman is Professor of History of Education. She has filled a range of roles at the University, including Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Dean of the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care, and Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer.

She is former editor of History of Education, past president of the History of Education Society UK and former secretary of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education. She is advisor to the Albert M.Greenfield Centre for the Digital History of Women’s Education, Bryn Mawr College, USA.

Professor Goodman has published widely on women and education. Recent books include Women and Education: Major Themes in Education (Routledge, 2011, 4 volumes), with Jane Martin, and Girls’ Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave, 2010/2014), with James Albisetti and Rebecca Rogers.

Areas of expertise

History of (women's) education

Publications

Books

  • 2014 Girls Secondary Education in the Western World: From the 18th to the 20th Century (Palgrave), with Rebecca Rogers and James Albisetti (paperback edition)
  • 2011 Women and Education, Major Themes (4 volumes) Routledge, with Jane Martin
  • 2010 Girls Secondary Education in the Western World: From the 18th to the 20th Century (Palgrave), with Rebecca Rogers and James Albisetti
  • 2008 Social Change in the History of Education: The British Experience in International Context (Routledge), with Gary McCulloch and William Richardson
  • 2004 Women and Education, 1800-1980: Educational Reform and Personal Identities (Palgrave), with Jane Martin 
  • 2002 Gender, Colonialism and Education: the Political Experience of Education (Woburn Press), with Jane Martin 
  • 2000 Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England. Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge), with Sylvia Harrop

Chapters in books

  • 2017 Internationalism, Empire and Peace in the Women Teacher, 1920-1939." In Edinburgh Companion to Women’s Print Media in Interwar Britain (1918-1939), edited by Catherine Clay, Maria DiCenzo, Barbara Green and Fiona Hackney. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
  • 2014 Performing Reforming and the Category of Age: Empire, Internationalism and Transnationalism in the Career of Reta Oldham, Headmistress, in Educational Lives and Networks: Women Educators, Leaders and Activists, 1900-1950, edited by Tanya Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Smyth (Palgrave), with Zoe Law
  • 2013 Visualising girls’ secondary education in interwar Europe: Amelie Arató’s L’Enseignement Secondaire Des Jeunes Filles en Europe (Brussels, 1934), in The Rise of Quantitative Data in Education, edited by Martin Lawn (Symposium)
  • 2011 Women and Education, Major Themes (4 volumes) Routledge, introduction to each volume, with Jane Martin 
  • 2010 Histories of education: a curious case? in John Furlong and Martin Lawn (eds) The Disciplines of Education: Their Role in the Future of Education Research (Routledge) 
  • 2010 Girls’ education in the Western world, introduction, in James Albisetti, Joyce Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (eds) Girls Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave)
  • 2010 Class and religion: Great Britain and Ireland, in James Albisetti, Joyce Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (eds) Girls Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave) 
  • 2010 Crossing borders in girls’ secondary education, in James Albisetti, Joyce
    Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (eds) Girls Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave) 
  • 2008 Social change and secondary schooling for girls in the ‘long 102-s’: European engagements, in Joyce Goodman, Gary McCulloch and William Richardson (eds) (Routledge) Social Change in the History of Education: The British Experience in International Context 
  • 2002 At the centre of a circle whose circumference spans all nations: the Ladies Committee of the British and Foreign School Society, 1813-1837, in S.Morgan (ed.) Religion and Feminism in Modern Britain, 1750-1950 (Palgrave)
  • 2002 ‘Gender’, ‘politics’, ‘colonialism & ‘experience’ challenging and troubling
    histories of education’, in J.Goodman & J. Martin (eds) Gender, Colonialism
    and Education: the Political Experience of Education (Woburn), with J.Martin
  • 2002 ‘Their market value must be greater for the experience they had gained’: secondary school headmistresses and empire, 1897-1914’, in J.Goodman & J. Martin (eds) Gender, Colonialism and Education: the Political Experience of Education (Woburn) 
  • 2000 ‘Within marked boundaries’: women and the making of educational policy since 1800 in J.Goodman & S.Harrop (eds) Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge), with S.Harrop 
  • 2000 Women Governors and the Management of Working-Class Schools, 1800-1861. in J.Goodman & S.Harrop (eds) Women, Educational Policy Making and
    Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge) 
  • 2000 Women School Board Members and Women School Managers: the Structuring of Educational Authority in Liverpool and Manchester, 1870-1903 in J.Goodman & S.Harrop (eds) Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge) 5 
  • 2000 Governing Ladies: Governors of Girls’ Middle Class Schools, 1870-1944
    in J.Goodman & S.Harrop (eds) Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge), with S. Harrop
  • 2000 ‘The Peculiar Preserve of the Male Kind’: Women and the Inspectorate, 1893 to the 2nd World War in J.Goodman & S.Harrop (eds) Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800 (Routledge), with S.Harrop 

Journal Special Editions: Editing

  • 2010 Empires at Home and Empires Overseas, Paedagogica Historica, 45, issue 6, with Gary McCulloch and William Richardson
  • 2010 Collecting Women’s Lives, Women's History Review 19 issue 1, with Camilla Leach and Andrea Jacobs
  • 2007 Social Change in the History of Education: the British Experience in International Context, History of Education, Volume 36, double issue 4&5, republished as book
  • 2001 Reforming Lives? Progressivism, Leadership and Educational Change, History of Education, Volume 30, issue 5
  • 2001 Breaking Boundaries: Gender, Politics and the Experience of Education,
    History of Education, Volume 29, issue 5 

Refereed articles

  • 2017 Transnational Perspectives and International Networks of Women's Education: Britain, United States, and Japan, Women and Gender History 4, no. 1 (in Japanese)
  • 2017 Circulating Objects and (Vernacular) Cosmopolitan Subjectivities." IJHE Bildungsgeschichte/International Journal for the Historiography of Education, no. 1
  • 2017 Research Trends in British History of Education: Gender, Transnationalism and Agency." Journal of Children’s Studies of Nishikyushu University no.6 (in Japanese)
  • 2017 Household and Domestic Science: Entangling the Personal and the Professional." History of Education, with Bridget Egan
  • 2014 Education, internationalism and empire at the 1928 and 1930 Pan-Pacific Women’s Conferences, Journal of Educational and Administrative History
  • 2012 Transatlantic crossings and professional lives: Ellen Knox’s travel between
    Canada and England, History of Education Researcher, May 2012, 36-45
  • 2012 The gendered politics of historical writing in History of Education, History of Education Special Issue: Forty Years of History of Education, 1972-2011, 41, issue 1, 9-24 
  • 2011 International citizenship and the International Federation of University Women before 1939, History of Education issue 6, 701-721
  • 2011 Travelling careers: overseas migration patterns in the professional lives of women attending Girton and Newnham before 1939, History of Education, 30, issue 2, with Helen Loader, Andrea Jacobs, Fiona Kisby
  • 2010 Cosmopolitan women educators, 1920-1939: inside/outside activism and abjection, Paedagogica Historica 46 (1&2): 69-83
  • 2010 ‘Becoming their most intimate scrutinizers: collecting women’s lives, Women’s History Review 19 issue 1: 1-5, with Alex Hoare, Andrea Jacobs and Camilla Leach 
  • 2009 Histories of education: a curious case? Oxford Review of Education, Special Issue, The Disciplines of Education. Confronting the Crisis 35(5): 601-16, with Ian Grosvenor 
  • 2009 Empires overseas and empires at home: perspectives on social change in the history of education, Paedagogica Historica, 45, issue 6, 695-706
  • 2008 Conservative women or woman Conservative: complicating accounts of
    women’s educational leadership, Paedagogica Historica 44 (4): 415-428
  • 2008 Musical literacies in the English inter-war secondary school classroom,
    Paedagogica Historica, Special Issue on Literacies 415-428, with Andrea Jacobs 
  • 2007 Social change and secondary schooling for girls in the ‘Long 1920s’: European engagements, History of Education, 36, 4/5: 497-513 
  • 2007 Social change in the History of Education, History of Education, 36, 4/5: 403-408, with McCulloch, G and Richardson, W. 
  • 2007 Networks after Bourdieu: women, education and politics from the 1890s to the 1920s, History of Education Researcher: 12-30.
  • 2006 The Music teacher before 1939, Women's History Magazine, 12-20
  • 2006 Music in the ‘common’ life of the school: towards an aesthetic education for all in English girls’ secondary schools in the interwar period, History of Education, Special Issue Education for All, 36/6: 669-687, with Andrea Jacobs
  • 2006 Working for change across international borders: the Association of
    Headmistresses and Education for international citizenship, Paedagogica Historica, Special Edition Borders and Boundaries in History of Education (2006): 165-180
  • 2005 A cloistered ethos? Landscapes of learning and English secondary schools for girls: an historical perspective, Paedagogica Historica, Special Edition, Containing the School Child, 49 4/5 589-603
  • 2005 Pedagogy and Sex: Mary Dendy, 'feebleminded' girls and the Sandlebridge
    Schools, 1902-1933, Special Edition, History of Education, Disability and Education: European Perspectives, 34 92) 171-88 
  • 2005 Preparing for a new future: technical education, female emigration and nation
    building, a contested terrain, Women’s History Magazine, 22-31
  • 2004 Comprehensive re-organisation: debating single-sex and mixed education in Wiltshire 1967-85, Journal of Educational Administration and History, 159-169
  • 2004 History of Education: defining a field, History of Education, 33 (1), 1-10, with J.Martin
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00467600701496765
  • 2003 Troubling histories and theories: gender and the history of education, History of Education, Special Edition, History and Theory, 32 (5), 157-174
  • 2003 Des enseignantes du secondaire dans l’empire Britannique in Mineke van Essen and Rebecca Rogers (ed.) Les Enseignantes, Formations, Identitees,
    representation, L,histoire d’Education, May, no 98, 109-132
  • 2003 Reflections on researching an archive of disability: Sandlebridge, 1902-35, Educational Review, 55 (1), 47-54
  • 2002 Sex and the city: educational initiatives for ‘dangerous’ and ‘endangered’ girls in late Victorian and early Edwardian Manchester, Paedagogica Historica, Special Edition, The City as Beacon and Light?, 39 (1), 75-84 
  • 2002 A historiography of founding fathers? Sarah Austin (1793-1867) and English comparative education, History of Education, Special Edition, Comparative Education, 31 (5), 31 (5) 425-436 8 
  • 2000 Reforming lives? Progressivism, leadership and educational change, History of Education, 30 (5) 409-12 , with J.Martin

Conferences

  • Goodman, J. (2017) Educational Internationalism and the International Council of Women: Laura Dreyfus-Barney, Geneva and Beyond, Geneva, A Platform of 20th Century Educational Internationalism. University of Geneva
  • Goodman, J. (2017) A Quiet Revolution? Assembling the Scientific and Political as Emancipatory Mission: Rachel Gampert, Elsie Schatzmann and Comparative Education at the International Bureau of Education, Geneva, ENIUG. Budapest,
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Silence, Sound and the 'Talkies': Educational Cinematography and International Understanding at the League of Nations, History of Education Society/ANZHES Annual Conference, Malvern,
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Wyllistine Goodsell, Kasuya Yoshi, and Dewey’s Democracy and Education: reconfiguring women’s education and modern womanhood, John Dewey's Democracy and Education" 100 Years On: Past, Present, and Future Relevance, University of Cambridge
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Experimenting with sound and silence: auditory geographies, acoustic selves and sonorous histories of schooling, in Symposium Educational Soundscapes, ECER Dublin
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Visceral Inter/nationalism and Cosmopolitan Bodies: Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Rhythmic Technologies, ISCHE 28 Chicago
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Educational Cinematography and the Buddhist Institute at Phnom Penh: entangling comparative, transnational, centre-periphery and supra-national research, Comparative Histories of Colonial Education, University of Cape Town
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Working for Displaced Persons and Refugees: Edith Morley, Mabel Craven Buer and the Reading Federation of University Women
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Cultural internationalism, Educational Cinematography and the Cosmopolitan Child who “understand(s) international brotherhood”, paper in symposium Educating for Citizenship and the Future of Colonialism: International, Imperial and colonial Debates about Educational Reform during the First Decades of the Twentieth Century, ESSHC, University of Valencia
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Laura Dreyfus-Barney, Educational Cinematography and the 1934 International Congress of Educational Cinematograph at Rome, 15 December, Griffith University, Brisbane
  • Goodman, J. (2015) ’Shaping the mentality of races and especially of young people’: The League of Nations and Educational Cinematography“, symposium, League of Nations: Histories, Legacies and Impact, University of Melbourne
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Do Play With Your Food, Janet joint paper with Bridget Egan History of Education Society Conference, Liverpool Hope University
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Digital Technologies and Time-Space in Historical Accounts of Education, History of Education Society Conference, Liverpool Hope University,
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Transnational Spaces/Places: Offices and Classrooms as Quasi-museums and the Creation of Cosmopolitan Subjectivities, Corvinus University, Budapest
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Transnational Accounts and the Gendering of Cosmpolitanism, invited workshop, The Concept of the Transnational, Istanbul, 23 June 2015
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Comparativeness and the Transnational Circulation of the ‘Idea’ of Women’s Education in Imperial Contexts, ISCHE Conference, Istanbul
  • Goodman, J. (2015) Space-Time and Visualisations of Knowledge Circulation, Women’s History in the Digital World, Bryn Mawr College
  • Goodman, J. (2014) Internationalism, Empire and Peace: Women Teachers’ Professional Organisations and Peace Education in England, 1930-1939 ISCHE Conference, University of London
  • Goodman, J. (2013) Peace, Anti-Fascism and Empire: Activism in the National Union of Women Teachers in Inter-war Britain, American Educational Research Association, AERA, San Francisco
  • Goodman, J. & Milsom, Z. (2012) Performing Reforming and the Category of Age: Empire, Internationalism, and Transnationalism in the Career of Reta Oldham, Headmistress, History of Education Society Annual Conference, University of Winchester
  • Goodman, J. (2012) Feminists, Citizens and Educators: Internationalism and Empire in the National Union of Women Teachers, International Standing Conference for the History of Education, University of Geneva
  • Goodman,J. (2011) 'Making the discipline of international relations': situating women in theory and practice', European Educational Research Association Postgraduate Research Student Summer School, Birmingham University
  • Goodman, J. (2010) Women and International Intellectual Co-operation, Congress of Historical Sciences, Amsterdam
  • Goodman, J. (2010) “Women Competent to Deal with Questions of Language, Territories and Frontiers”: the International Federation of University Women Before 1939, presidential address to the History of Education Society, London
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Travelling careers: migration patterns in the careers of women attending the Oxbridge women's colleges before 1939, History of Education, University of Cambridge Conference Beyond the Lecture Hall
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Transnational Networks, Intellectual Co-operation and Women's International Organisations, European Educational Research Association
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Girls secondary education in Europe, introduction to symposium and symposium organiser, European Educational Research Association

Keynote Lectures

  • Goodman, J. (2016) Transnational Perspectives and International Networks of Women’s Education: Britain, United States and Japan, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Goodman, J. (2016) Research Trends in British History of Education: Transnationalism and Agency: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Goodman, J. (2010) “Women Competent to Deal with Questions of Language, Territories and Frontiers”: the International Federation of University Women Before 1939, presidential address to the History of Education Society, London
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Cosmopolitan women educators, 1890-1939, ISCHE Conference, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Sybil Campbell Library, Women’s History National Network Conference, University of Winchester
  • Goodman, J. (2008) Cosmopolitan Women Educators, 1890-1939, Keynote address, ISCHE Conference, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
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