Adam Goodman

Assistant Professor of History and Latin American and Latino Studies


Adam Goodman; experts guide

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Adam Goodman’s teaching and research explores U.S., Mexican and Central American history and its influence on migration patterns and immigration policy.

He is among a group of scholars that organized and developed #ImmigrationSyllabus, an online educational resource that offers historical context to contemporary debates over immigration, citizenship, xenophobia and deportation.

Goodman’s current book project examines the history of deportation from the U.S. and he will be a faculty fellow at UIC’s Institute for the Humanities during the 2018-19 academic year.

His articles, essays and reviews have been published by outlets such as The Journal of American Ethnic History, The Nation and The Washington Post. The National Endowment for the Humanities, Fulbright Program, Miller Center, and Immigration and Ethnic History Society are among the several institutes and programs that have supported his research.

Subject areas:

  • Deportation
  • Immigration
  • Mexican American and Latino history
  • Migration history and policy
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