LAC Alumnus Appointed to Assistant Professorship in Brazilian Studies at University of Illinois

Glen Goodman (MSc 2005-2006) has recently been appointed to the position of Assistant Professor of Brazilian Studies in the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on German immigration to Brazil. Glen’s doctoral dissertation, written at Emory University under the supervision of Professor Jeffrey Lesser, is entitled "From Perigo Alemão to Presidente Teuto-Brasileiro: Immigration, Ethnicity, and the Making of Brazilian Identities 1924-1974." During his time at Emory, Glen won two DAAD awards to conduct field research at Berlin and was also a doctoral Fulbright scholar in Brazil.