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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 also a research associate at CERLIS (Centre de recherche sur les liens sociaux) in Paris and has acted as 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. Her 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.

For her personal research website visit: www.joycegoodman.org.uk

Areas of expertise

History of (women's) education; women, education, colonialism, national identities, internationalism and transnationalism; history of secondary education for girls; history of religion, gender and education; methodology and the history of women's education

Publications

Books

  • 2019 Girls' Secondary Education in the Western World: From the 18th to the 20th Century (Greek Translation published by Gutenberg), with Rebecca Rogers and James Albisetti, with new preface by Katerina Dalakoura
  • 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

  • 2019 Temporalities and the Transnational: Yoshi Kasuya’s Consideration of Secondary Education for Girls in Japan (1933), in The Transnational in History of Education: Concepts and Perspectives, edited by Eckhardt Fuchs and Eugenie Roldan Vera (Palgrave), 201-229
  • 2019 International Women's Organisations, Peace and Peacebuilding, in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace, edited by Aigul Kulnazarova and Vesselin Popovski (Palgrave), 441-59
  • 2018 Household and Domestic Science: Entangling the Personal and the Professional, in Science, Technologies and Material Culture in the History of Education, edited by Heather Ellis (Routledge), with Bridget Egan, chapter 3
  • 2018 ‘Shaping the Mentality of Races and Especially of Young People’: The League of Nations and the Educational Cinematography Congress, 1934. in League of Nations: Histories, Leagues and Impact, edited by Joy Damousi and Patricia O’Brien (Melbourne University Press), 197-203
  • 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 University Press), 348-61
  • 2016 Gender, Cosmopolitanism and Transnational Space and Time: Kasuya Yoshi and Girls' Secondary Education, in Transnationalism, Gender and the History of Education, edited by Deirdre Raftery and Marie Clarke (Routledge), 37-53
  • 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, 96-120
  • 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), 117-38
  • 2011 Women and Education, Major Themes (4 volumes) (Routledge), introduction to each volume, with Jane Martin 
  • 2010 Histories of education: a curious case? in The Disciplines of Education: Their Role in the Future of Education Research, edited by John Furlong and Martin Lawn (Routledge), with Ian Grosvenor, 67-84
  • 2010 Girls’ Education in the Western World, Introduction, in Girls' Secondary Education in the Western World, edited by James Albisetti, Joyce Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (Palgrave), 1-8
  • 2010 Class and Religion: Great Britain and Ireland, in Girls' Secondary Education in the Western World, edited by James Albisetti, Joyce Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (Palgrave), 9-24
  • 2010 Crossing Borders in Girls’ Secondary Education, in Girls' Secondary Education in the Western World, edited by James Albisetti, Joyce Goodman and Rebecca Rogers (Palgrave), with Rebecca Rogers, 191-202 
  • 2008 Social Change and Secondary Schooling for Girls in the ‘Long 1920s’: European Engagements, in Social Change, in History of Education: The British Experience in International Context, edited  by Joyce Goodman, Gary McCulloch and William Richardson (Routledge), 1-6
  • 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 Religion and Feminism in Modern Britain, 1750-1950, edited by Sue Morgan (Palgrave), with Camilla Leach, 53-70
  • 2002 ‘Gender’, ‘Politics’, ‘Colonialism & ‘Experience’ Challenging and Troubling Histories of Education’, in Gender, Colonialism and Education: the Political Experience of Education, edited by Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin (Woburn), with J.Martin, 1-22
  • 2002 ‘Their Market Value Must be Greater for the Experience they had Gained’: Secondary School Headmistresses and Empire, 1897-1914’, in Gender, Colonialism and Education: the Political Experience of Education, edited by Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin (Woburn), 175-96
  • 2000 ‘Within Marked Boundaries’: Women and the Making of Educational Policy since 1800, in Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800, edited by Joyce Goodman and Sylvia Harrop (Routledge), with Sylvia Harrop, 1-14
  • 2000 Women Governors and the Management of Working-Class Schools, 1800-1861, in Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800, edited by Joyce Goodman and Sylvia Harrop (Routledge), 17-36
  • 2000 Women School Board Members and Women School Managers: the Structuring of Educational Authority in Liverpool and Manchester, 1870-1903, in Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800, edited by Joyce Goodman and Sylvia Harrop (Routledge), 59-76
  • 2000 Governing Ladies: Governors of Girls’ Middle Class Schools, 1870-1944, in Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800, edited by Joyce Goodman and Sylvia Harrop (Routledge), with Sylvia Harrop, 37-56
  • 2000 ‘The Peculiar Preserve of the Male Kind’: Women and the Inspectorate, 1893 to the 2nd World War, in Women, Educational Policy Making and Administration in England: Authoritative Women Since 1800, edited by Joyce Goodman and Sylvia Harrop (Routledge), with Sylvia Harrop, 137-85

Journal Special Editions: Editing

  • 2019 Turns and Twists in Histories of Girls, Women and Education, Women's History Review, iFirst, with Sue Anderson Faithful
  • 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

  • 2019 Wlllystine Goodsell (1870-1962) and John Dewey (1859-1952): History, Philosophy, and Women’s Education, History of Education, iFirst
  • 2019 Introduction: Turns and Twists in Histories of Women's Education, Women’s History Review: Special Issue Turns and Twists in Histories of Women's Education, iFirst, with Sue Anderson-Faithful
  • 2019 Turning and Twisting Histories of Women's Education: Matters of Strategy, Women's History Review: Special Issue Turns and Twists in Histories of Women's Education, iFirst, with Sue Anderson Faithful
  • 2019 Afterword: Turning and Twisting Histories of Women's Education, Women’s History Review: Special Issue Turns and Twists in Histories of Women's Education, iFirst, with Sue Anderson-Faithful
  • 2018 Suzanne Karpelès (1890-1969): Thinking with the Width and Thickness of Time. Suzanne Karpelès (1890-1969) Denken Mit Der Breite Und Tiefe Der Zeit, IJHE Bildungsgeschichte/International Journal for the Historiography of Education 8, issue 2, 231-44
  • 2018 The Buddhist Institute at Phnom Penh, the International Council of Women and the Rome Institute for Educational Cinematography: Intersections of Internationalism and Imperialism, 1931-34, History of Education 47, issue 3, 415-31
  • 2018 Becoming, Being and Kaleidoscopic Configurations: Laura Dreyfus-Barney, the the Bahá'í Faith and Educative Work for Peace, IJHE Buildungsgeschichte/International Journal for Historiography of Education 8, issue 1, 123-34
  • 2017 Experimenting with Sound and Silence: Sonorous Bodies, Sonic Selves, Acoustic Topographies and Auditory Histories of Schooling, Paedagogica Historica 53, issue 5, 528-41
  • 2017 Thinking Through Sonorities in Histories of Schooling, IJHE Buildungsgeschichte/International Journal for Historiography of Education 17, issue 2, 277-288
  • 2017 Circulating Objects and (Vernacular) Cosmopolitan Subjectivities." IJHE Bildungsgeschichte/International Journal for the Historiography of Education 17, issue 1, 115-126
  • 2017 Transnational Perspectives and International Networks of Women's Education: Britain, United States, and Japan, Women and Gender History 4, issue 1 (in Japanese)
  • 2017 Research Trends in British History of Education: Gender, Transnationalism and Agency." Journal of Children’s Studies of Nishikyushu University, issue 6 (in Japanese and English), 93-122
  • 2017 Household and Domestic Science: Entangling the Personal and the Professional." History of Education, with Bridget Egan, History of Education 46, issue 2, 176-192
  • 2015 Gender, Cosmopolitanism and Transnational Space and Time: Kasuya Yoshi and Girls' Secondary Education, HIstory of education 44, issue 6, 683-699
  • 2014 Education, internationalism and empire at the 1928 and 1930 Pan-Pacific Women’s Conferences, Journal of Educational and Administrative History 46, issue 2, 145-159
  • 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 40, 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, 197-22
  • 2010 Cosmopolitan women educators, 1920-1939: inside/outside activism and abjection, Paedagogica Historica 46, issues 1 and 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, 1-5
  • 2009 Histories of education: a curious case? Oxford Review of Education, Special Issue, The Disciplines of Education. Confronting the Crisis 35, issue 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, issue 4, 415-428
  • 2008 Musical literacies in the English inter-war secondary school classroom, Paedagogica Historica, 44, issues 1 and 2, 415-428, with Andrea Jacobs 
  • 2007 Social change and secondary schooling for girls in the ‘Long 1920s’: European engagements, History of Education, 36, issues 4 and 5, 497-513 
  • 2007 Social change in the History of Education, History of Education 36, issues 4 and 5, 403-408, with McCulloch, G and Richardson, W, 497-513
  • 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 36, issue 6, 669-687, with Andrea Jacobs
  • 2006 Working for change across international borders: the Association of Headmistresses and Education for international citizenship, Paedagogica Historica, issues 1 and 2, 165-180
  • 2005 A cloistered ethos? Landscapes of learning and English secondary schools for girls: an historical perspective, Paedagogica Historica 49, issues 4 and 5, 589-603
  • 2005 Pedagogy and Sex: Mary Dendy, 'feebleminded' girls and the Sandlebridge Schools, 1902-1933, History of Education 34, issue, 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
  • 2003 Troubling histories and theories: gender and the history of education, History of Education 32, issue 5, 157-174
  • 2003 Des enseignantes du secondaire dans l’empire Britannique in Mineke van Essen and Rebecca Rogers (ed.) Les Enseignantes, Formations, Identies, Representation, L'histoire d'Education, May, no.98, 109-132 
  • 2003 Reflections on researching an archive of disability: Sandlebridge, 1902-35, Educational Review 55, issue 1, 47-54
  • 2002 Sex and the city: educational initiatives for ‘dangerous’ and ‘endangered’ girls in late Victorian and early Edwardian Manchester, Paedagogica Historica 39, issue 1, 75-84 
  • 2002 A historiography of founding fathers? Sarah Austin (1793-1867) and English comparative education, History of Education 31, issue 5, 425-436  
  • 2000 Reforming lives? Progressivism, leadership and educational change, History of Education 30, issue 5, 409-12 , with J.Martin

Conferences

  • Goodman, J. (2019) Gender and Transnational Perspectives in the History of Education: Theoretical Frameworks and Research Methods, WERA Conference, Tokyo, 5-8 August
  • Goodman, J. (2019) International Women's Organisations and the Politics of Knowledge: Organisational Positioning and Encounters across an East/West Divide.  ISCHE 41 Porto, 16-20 July 2019: Multilingual Panel: National, International and/or Transnational? Disentangling Dimensions of Women’s Educational Work, delivered in absentia
  • Goodman, J. (2019) Suzanne Karpelès (1890-1969): Geographies of Gender, Imperialism and Internationalism, Geographies of Gender: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Space & Place, University of Winchester
  • Goodman, J. (2018) Temporalities and Texts: Abstracting as Practice of Synchronisation, ECER 2018 Free University Bolzano, Italy
  • Goodman, J. (2018) Suzanne Karpelès (1890-1969): Entangling the Human and the Non-Human in Temporalities of Stasis and Change, ISCHE 40 Humboldt University Berlin 29 August-1 September 2018, 2018
  • Goodman, J. (2018) Encountering Suzanne Karpelès: Multiple Femininities, Buddhism and the French Civilising Mission, ISCHE Pre-Conference Workshop "Shifting the Frame on 'Femininity': Fluidity in the History of Women's Education, Humboldt University Berlin
  • Goodman, J. (2018) Finding and Not Finding Alys Russell (Née Pearsall-Smith) (1867-1951) in the Sybil Campbell Collection, Sybil Campbell Colloqium, University of Winchester,Goodman, J. (2018) ‘Though We Have the Vote We Still Have to Fight Every Point of Equal Opportunity and Equal Status’: Alys Russell, Suffrage Campaigning and Work for Graduate Women, 1888-1930, Education, College Women and Suffrage: International Perspectives, Royal Holloway University of London
  • Goodman, J. (2017) Histories of Women's Education: Pasts, Presents and Futures, History of Education Annaul Conference, University of Winchester, 
  • Goodman, J. (2017) Internationalism, Imperialism and Gender: Educational Cinematography at the League of Nations Institute of Educational Cinematography, and the Buddhist Institute at Phnom Penh, Shaping Education in the (Post)Colonial World, University of Lausanne
  • Goodman, J. (2017) Circling Circuits of Power: Intimacies of Empire: And Trans-Imperial KNowledge Circulation, Women working the Empire, Paris Sorbonne
  • 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, ENUIG. 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, University of Winchester
  • 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, History of Education Society Conference, Liverpool Hope University, with Bridget Egan
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. (2019) Local, National and Transnational Flows in the Japanese-Style Classrooms on the Bryn Mawr College Campus, USA: Spacetimematter and Transnational Histories of Women's Education, Tsuda University, Tokyo, Japan
  • 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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