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ABOUT THE EDITOR

BONNIE K. GOODMAN, BA, MLIS

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

 

RESEARCH AREAS:

Jewish history, American Jewish history, Southern Jewish history, American history, political history, history & bibliography

EDUCATION:

M.A. in Judaic Studies w/Thesis Program, Concordia University, Department of Religion, (2004-2007)

Areas: Medieval Judaism, Modern Judaism

Approved thesis topic: Unconditional Loyalty to the Cause: Southern Whiteness, Jewish Women, and Anti-Semitism, 1860-1913

MLIS, Masters in Library and Information Studies, McGill University,

Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Faculty of Education, June 2004

Archives and Records Management, Information Retrieval, Judaica Librarianship, Humanities and Social Science Information, Business Information, Web Design, Knowledge Management

BA, McGill University, June 2002

Major in History: American History, Jewish History

Major in Art History: European Art and Architectural History

DCS, Diploma of Collegial Studies, Vanier College, Montreal, June 1999

Communications: Art, Media, Theater, Major in Jewish Studies

Focused on the Fine Arts, Graduated with honors

AWARDS, HONORS, AND FELLOWSHIPS:

2006-2007 Romek Hornstein Memorial Award, Concordia University

2005-2006 Canadian Jewish Studies Institute Fellowship, Concordia University

2004-2005 Canadian Jewish Studies Institute Fellowship, Concordia University

1999 Kleinman Family Foundation Scholarship in Jewish Studies, Vanier College

EMPLOYMENT:

Freelance Writer and Editor, 2004-Present

Reference, educational, history and political writing and editing.

Contributor, Examiner.com, June 2013-Present: Contributed over 1,100 articles as of June 2016

Montreal Politics Examiner: Politics and Government, Local Politics, Canadian, American and International politics

http://www.examiner.com/politics-in-montreal/bonnie-k-goodman

Canada Universities Examiner: Education and Higher Education, College Admissions, University and Academic news

http://www.examiner.com/universities-4-in-canada/bonnie-k-goodman

News Examiner: General, Breaking News, North America, International, Entertainment, Sports & Human Interest stories.

http://www.examiner.com/news-in-canada/bonnie-k-goodman

Canada Judaism Examiner: Religion & Spirituality and Western Religions, Northern American Jewish news

http://www.examiner.com/judaism-in-canada/bonnie-k-goodman

Editor, Academic Buzz Network, 2008-Present

Academic Buzz Network: History Musings, Political Buzz, History Buzz & Art Buzz

http://academicbuzznetwork.wordpress.com/

Academic Buzz Network edited by Bonnie K. Goodman is the banner network of blogs focusing on academic news. Each blog is devoted to a particular subject. At this time there are buzz blogs for history, politics, art history, and book news.

Editor, History Musings… 2008-Present

https://historymusings.wordpress.com

http:///bonniekaryn.wordpress.com

History Musings is a news blog focusing on American politics, the Obama Presidency & the 113th Congress from a non-partisan perspective, with historical analysis and also covers history related news. News blog focusing on the relation of history and politics in the news, how historians analyze currents events. History Musings focuses primarily on American history and politics but cover news on European, British, Canadian & Jewish history as well. Features some of the popular news columns I created on HNN including the signature Political Highlights, History Buzz, On This Day in History, and new profile series Top Newsmakers. Also features history related book reviews, book news, op-eds, and major news stories about history and the historical profession.

Editor, Political Buzz, 2012-Present

http://politicsbuzz.wordpress.com/

Political Buzz is a news blog covering all the political headline news on the Obama Presidency & 113th Congress.

Editor, History Buzz, 2005-Present

http://historybuzz.wordpress.com/

History Buzz features history, historians & professors making headline news. Also features history book reviews, book news, op-eds, and major news stories about history and the historical profession.

Editor, Art & Architectural History Buzz, 2011-Present

http://arthistorybuzz.wordpress.com/

Art & Architectural History Buzz is a blog entirely devoted to academic & museum news relating to the discipline of history art and architecture.

Editor, Book News Buzz, 2011-Present

http://booksnewsbuzz.wordpress.com/

Book News Buzz is a blog devoted to book news & reviews and library news, and professional news relating to librarianship.

Editor, Canadian Political Buzz, 2013-Present

http://canadapoliticsbuzz.wordpress.com/

Canadian Political Buzz is a new blog covering Canadian news, politics and history news; includes headline news & speeches.

Editor, International Political Buzz, 2013-Present

http://internationalpoliticsbuzz.wordpress.com/

International Political Buzz is a new blog covering world news and politics; includes headline news & speeches.

Editor, Jewish Studies & Israel Buzz Network, 2007-Present

http://jewishisraelbuzznetwork.wordpress.com/

Jewish Studies & Israel Buzz Network edited by Bonnie K. Goodman is the banner network of blogs focusing on Jewish Studies & Israel news. JBuzz focuses on Jewish Studies & university news. Together with Israel focusing on Israeli news & politics.  Israel Advocacy 101 a project to educate the public in Israel advocacy with news on Israel advocacy issues on university campuses.

Editor, JBuzz, 2009-Present

http://jbuzz.wordpress.com

JBuzz is a news blog focusing on Jewish studies educational news and includes all areas of Jewish studies; academia, professors, scholars and Jewish education making news.

Editor, Together with Israel, 2007-Present

http://togetherwithisrael.wordpress.com/

News blog that covers Israeli news & politics, with an aim is to increase activism and support for Israel, and educate the public more on Jewish history, and Israel’s culture and current issues.

Editor, Israel Advocacy 101, 2011-Present

http://israelzionistadvocacy101.wordpress.com/

Israel & Zionist Advocacy 101 is a project to educate the public in Israel Advocacy with links to resources, guides and websites teaching Israel Advocacy.

Editor/Features Editor, History News Network (HNN), Nov. 2008-2010

Assistant Editor/Features Editor, History News Network (HNN), Sept. 2008-Nov. 2008

Assistant Editor, History News Network (HNN), May 2005-2008

Editor, “Political Highlights” formally “Campaign 2008: Highlights” news feature. http://web.archive.org/web/20101227083322/http://hnn.us/blogs/75.html

Writer, “On This Day in History” feature. http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/70.html

Editor, “History Buzz” feature, which was a weekly feature about historian’s making headline news.

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201044254/http://hnn.us/blogs/52.html

Editor, “Top Young Historians” which includes weekly profiles of rising young historians, includes more than 100 profiles in the series. http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041852/http://hnn.us/roundup/49.html

http://hnn.us/article/28020‎.html http://hnn.us/articles/126557.html

Editor, “Top History Doyens”; profiles some of the most preeminent historians.

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201033742/http://hnn.us/roundup/54.html

Editor, “Top Newsmakers”; Profile the top news-making historians, these are the historians making the most headlines, and grabbing the most buzz each week.

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201043731/http://hnn.us/roundup/83.html

Additionally, I contributed over 25 other articles, interviews, and features; including coverage of the 2010 Midterm elections, and 2008 and 2004 Presidential campaigns.

Contributor News section, Vietnam Magazine, Weider History Group, June 2007-April 2008

Monitored news sources, and wrote digest news items for the three-page news department in Vietnam magazine.

News Editor, Military History Magazine, Weider History Group, December 2006-June 2007

Monitored news sources, and wrote digest news items for the four-page news department in Military History magazine.

Intern, History News Network (HNN) September 2004-May 2005

Contributed written articles, researched history related news on the internet and in news databases such as Lexis-Nexis, public relations work; including contacting historians and professors to write articles for HNN.

Special Project Archivist, McGill University Archives, February-August 2004

Processed and created a finding aid using RAD for the Abraham de Sola Fond, which is a collection of research notes and original documents relating to the Hart, Joseph and de Sola families, some of the first Jewish families in Canada. Planned, designed and constructed an exhibition of the collection that took place on May 20, 2004, at Redpath Museum, McGill University.

Archival Cataloguer, Jewish Public Library Summer 2003 Internship 

Completed cataloging the archival Jewish-Canadiana collection.

Student Librarian, McGill University, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, January 2002-2004

Various positions in academic reference work and cataloging.

UNPUBLISHED WORKS

“Silver Boom! The Rise and Decline of Leadville, Colorado as the United States’ Silver Capital, 1860-1896,” 2008.

Researched and wrote a book-length history of Leadville, Colorado, the silver mining town for a private collector. The project covered the 1860-1896 periods and included writing an 85,000-word history of the town with an appendix of Leadville’s leading characters.

“Unconditional Loyalty to the Cause: Southern Whiteness, Jewish Women, and Anti-Semitism, 1860-1913,” (Thesis, M.A. Judaic Studies, Concordia University, 2004- 2007)

REFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Contributor to the revised History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-2008, Edited by, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Fred L. Israel, eds. 4th ed. New York: Facts On File, 2011. Contributed the fact sheets and chronologies for each election (1789-2008)

Contributed the bibliography for The Encyclopedia of the Cold War: a Political, Social, and Military History, edited by Spencer Tucker, ABC-CLIO, 2007

Contributed the bibliographies for The Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, And Canada in World Wars I And II, edited by James D. Ciment & Thaddeus Russell, ABC-CLIO, 2006.

REFERENCE WEBSITES

  • History Bibliographies https://historybiblios.wordpress.com/ : Reference and Bibliographic websites on the American Presidency, Barack Obama Era, Bill Clinton, 1990s Decade of Scandal, George W. Bush & the Age of Terrorism, Modern US History, Ronald Reagan & 1980s, and The 1960s.
  • Presidential Campaigns & Elections Reference https://presidentialcampaignselectionsreference.wordpress.com/: Reference site on the history of presidential campaigns & elections, and includes election facts, debate and speeches transcripts, bibliographies, and the draft copies of the Overviews and Chronologies compiled by Bonnie K. Goodman, BA, MLIS that appear in Arthur M.Schlesinger , and Fred L.Israel , eds. History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-2008. 4th ed. New York: Facts On File, 2011.

COMPLETE PUBLICATIONS LIST:

  • Montreal Politics Examiner: Politics and Government, Local Politics, Canadian, American and International politics
  • Canada Judaism Examiner: Religion & Spirituality and Western Religions, Northern American Jewish news
  • Canada Universities: Education and Higher Education, College Admissions, University and Academic news
  • Editor, “Top Young Historians” feature (debuted November 2005)

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041852/http://hnn.us/roundup/49.html

  • Editor, “History Doyens” feature (debuted January 2006)

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201033742/http://hnn.us/roundup/54.html

  • Editor, “Top Newsmakers” feature (debuted November 2010)

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201043731/http://hnn.us/roundup/83.html

  • Writer, “On This Day in History” feature, HNN, (debuted December 2007)

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/70.html

  • “Woodstock 1969 40 Years Later…” 8-18-09

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/115379.html

  • “On This Day in History…. February 12, 1809, the 16th President Abraham Lincoln is born,” By Bonnie Goodman, 2-12-09

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/61960.html

  • “On This Day in History… August 28, 1968: Police and Protesters Clash at the DNC” A history of the protests through words and photos to the music Graham Nash’s “Chicago-We Can Change the World” By Bonnie Goodman, 9-9-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/54295.html

  • “June 30-September 11, 1862: Confederate Eugenia Phillips is sentenced to Ship Island by “the Beast” General Butler,” By Bonnie Goodman, 8-19-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/53451.html

  • “April 23-30, 1968: Columbia University Students Stage a Strike,” By Bonnie Goodman, 4-29-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/49029.html

  • “February 29, 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African-American woman to win an Oscar,” By Bonnie Goodman, 4-3-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/49029.html

  • “February 7, 1839: Henry Clay declares ‘I had rather be right than president.’” By Bonnie Goodman, 2-4-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/47044.html

  • “January 15-17, 1950: The National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Washington, DC,” By Bonnie Goodman, 1-14-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46411.html

  • “January 4, 1896: Utah is admitted as the 45th State of the Union,” By Bonnie Goodman, 1-1-08

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201041634/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46038.html

  • “December 17, 1862: Grant Issues General Order No. 11 Against the Jews,” By Bonnie Goodman, 12-11-07

http://web.archive.org/web/20101201084015/http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/45459.html

  • “Did Republicans Apply an Ideological Test to Bill Clinton’s Supreme Court Nominees?”

By Bonnie Goodman 7-25-05: History Q & A, History News Network.

  • “Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman: Interviewed on C-SPAN, By Bonnie Goodman, 6-28-05: Historians/History, History News Network. http://hnn.us/articles/12738.html
  • “Interview with Michael J. Klarman, Winner of the 2005 Bancroft Prize,” By Bonnie Goodman

4-18-05: Historians/History, History News Network. http://hnn.us/articles/11371.html

  • “What Did Condi Rice’s Nomination in the 21st Century Have in Common with Henry Clay’s in the 19th?” By Bonnie Goodman, 2-14-05: History Q & A, History News Network. http://hnn.us/articles/10106.html
  • “What Historians Thought of President Bush’s 2nd Inaugural Address: Excerpts,”

By Bonnie Goodman, 1-22-05: News at Home, History News Network. http://www.hnn.us/articles/9764.html

  • “Highlights of Election Night (Featuring Historians’ Commentary).” By Bonnie Goodman 11-05-04: News at Home, History News Network. http://hnn.us/articles/8395.html
  • “Michael Beschloss & Richard Norton Smith: Their Commentary on the Republican Convention.” By Bonnie Goodman, 9-06-04: News at Home, History News Network. http://www.hnn.us/articles/7200.html

Press:

QUOTED

Quoted in Keith A. Erekson, “Putting History Teaching “In Its Place’” Journal of American History (2011) 97(4): 1067-1078, March 2011 doi:10.1093/jahist/jaq066 Extract — Free Full Text (HTML) — Full Text (PDF) — Permissions

Quoted in “Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy,” Paul Davis on Crime, 11-24-2010  http://pauldavisoncrime.blogspot.com/2010/11/on-this-day-in-history-president-john-f.html
— http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/133882.html

Quoted in “Grant, Lincoln, and General Order Number 11,” American History Blog, 12-23-2007 http://www.american-presidents.org/2007/12/grant-lincoln-and-general-order-number.html — Bonnie Goodman, “December 17, 1862: Grant Issues General Order No. 11 Against the Jews,” HNN, 12-2007

Quoted in Peter Pappas, “Tempo di Dire Arrivederci to the AMT,” Tax Lawyer’s Blog, tax, finance, politics, culture, 8-28-2008 http://blog.pappastax.com/index.php/2008/08/28/tempo-di-dire-arrivederci-to-the-amt/ — Bonnie Goodman, How did the Present Alternative Minimum Tax Come Into Existence, HNN, 7-2006

REFERENCED

Referenced in Bonnie Noonan, Gender in Science Fiction Films, 1964-1979: A Critical Study, McFarland, 2015.

Referenced in Nancy Altman, Eric Kingson, Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All, New Press, 2015.

Referenced in J. Michael Lennon, Norman Mailer: A Double Life, Simon and Schuster, 2013.

Referenced in Paul David Meyer, “Residents, and the Body Politic,” California Law Review, October 4, 2014 http://www.californialawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/04-Meyer.pdf

Referenced in MARGARET COLGATE LOVE, “THE TWILIGHT OF THE PARDON POWER, ” THE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY, Vol. 100, No. 3, 0091-4169/10/10003-1169, Northwestern University, School of Law, 2010  http://www.law.northwestern.edu/jclc/symposium/v100/n3/1003_1169.Love.pdf

TOP YOUNG HISTORIANS
Quoted in “Faculty Spotlight ~ Dr. Jeremy Kuzmarov,” University of Tulsa, 8-27-2010 http://www.utulsa.edu/academics/colleges/Henry-Kendall-College-of-Arts-and-Sciences/Departments-and-Schools/Department-of-History/News-Events-and-Publications/News/2010/August/FacultySpotlightDrJeremyKuzmarov.aspx

Quoted in “Rhonda Y. Williams named among History News Network’s top young historian,” Case Western Reserve University | News Center, blog.case.edu/case-news/2008/02/20/historian

Quoted in “Top Young Historians: James McDougall, 32 – Campus Watch,” 10-15-2006. www.campus-watch.org/article/id/2817

Featured in “HNN’s Top Young Historians,” “Muhlberger’s World History Ancient, medieval, Islamic and world history — comments, resources and discussion,” http://smuhlberger.blogspot.com/2006/12/hnns-top-young-historians.htm

Quoted in “KU professor Jonathan Earle named one of eight top young historians, ” KU News Release, 12-30-2005 http://www.news.ku.edu/2005/december/30/earle.shtml

Websites & Blogs:

Research Skills:

Databases: Dialog, Lexis-Nexis, ProQuest, American History and

Life/Historical Abstracts, Factiva, and other academic databases specifically related to Humanities, Social Science, News and Business Information.

Interests: Academic, Religious & Political Journalism, Academic Editing, Librarianship, Historical & Bibliographic Research, Public Relations, the Fine Arts, Museums & Exhibitions.

LANGUAGES:

English, French, Hebrew and Yiddish (written and s

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