Curriculum Vitae

Jamie L. H. Goodal

1525 Greenspring Valley Road
Stevenson, MD 21153-0641
jhagergoodall@stevenson.edu
443-334-2417

Education:

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Doctorate of Philosophy, History, Awarded May 2016
Advisor: Margaret Newell
Dissertation: “Navigating the Atlantic World: Piracy, Illicit Trade, and the Construction of Commercial Networks, 1650-1791”
Committee: Drs. Margaret Newell, John Brooke, David Staley

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Master of Arts, Public History-Museum Studies, Awarded May 2010
Advisor: Dr. Charles Watkins
Thesis: “Towards a New History: Iredell County, North Carolina”

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Bachelor of Arts, Archaeology/Anthropology, History, Awarded May 2008, Summa Cum
Laude

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

“Tippling Houses, Rum Shops, & Taverns: How Alcohol Fueled Informal Commercial Networks and Knowledge Exchange in the West Indies”-Journal of Maritime History, Special Issue: Pirates and Piracy, November 2016

“The Pirate and the Privateer: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan”-Greensboro Historical Review 2010

Teaching Experience:

Assistant Professor of History, Stevenson University, (Autumn 2015-Present)
The U.S. Colonial America to 1877; The U.S. 1877-Present; Intro to Public History; Pirates of the Caribbean; World History 1500-Present; African American History; Research and Writing in History

I am responsible for developing, organizing, and teaching classes in both history and public history at Stevenson University. I design and grade assignments, lead discussion, lecture on historical topics, and participate in professional development. I am also responsible for academic advising, writing letters of recommendation, and participating in school and departmental service.

Adjunct Instructor, Southern New Hampshire University, (Autumn 2015-Present)

Post-1945 American History; American Slavery

I teach online courses as needed during 8-week terms. I engage students in the discussion forum, routinely post announcements, and grade discussion and written assignments. 

Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University, (Autumn 2010-Autumn 2015)
Launching America (online), America to 1877 (taught online and in the classroom), American Revolution and the New Nation, Historical Perspectives on Same-Sex Sexuality

I have developed, organized, and taught classes at various levels in early American history. I have done this both in a classroom setting and in an online format. I have also proctored discussion sections for early American history courses as well as served as a grader and assistant to professors teaching upper levels of early American and gendered history courses. Additionally, I have aided faculty members in course and personal research and written letters of recommendations for students.

Visiting Professor of History, DeVry University-Columbus, (January 2012-June 2012)
History of the World Post-1945 (Hybrid learning: online and classroom)

I taught the History of the World Post-1945 course in a hybrid learning environment consisting of online and classroom responsibilities. I delivered lectures, graded assignments, and mentored students.

Adjunct Professor of History, DeVry University-Columbus, (July 2011-December 2011)
History of the World Post-1945 (Hybrid learning: online and classroom)

I taught the History of the World Post-1945 course in a hybrid learning environment consisting of online and classroom responsibilities. I delivered lectures, graded assignments, and mentored students.

Teaching Assistant, Appalachian State University, (Fall 2008-Spring 2010)
World Civilizations I & II (1500-Present Day), American History (Columbus to Clinton)

I worked as a grader and assistant to professors teaching world history (1500-present) and American history (1492-Present). I also served as a research assistant to Dr. Antonio Bly as he wrote “Escaping Bondage: A Documentary History of Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century New England, 1700-1789.”

Professional Experience:

  • Subject Matter Expert, WiseWire, Summer 2016—I wrote and revised several history essays for WiseWire’s Gale Researcher, a digital product aimed at undergraduate students or students in Advance Placement and International Baccalaureate high school courses, which provides scholarly introductions to core topics in a variety of disciplines.
  • Judge, American Legion: Maryland State, February 2016 & February 2017—I served as a judge for the Maryland State finals of the American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest
  • Academic Consultant, McGraw-Hill Education, Spring 2016—I reviewed the content and rigor of twenty chapters/lessons covering Early Modern Europe, the Napoleonic period, and the early Industrial Revolution for an undergraduate history textbook.
  • Subject Matter Expert, Cengage Learning, Spring 2016—I revised textbook essays on early American history topics for Gale, a division of Cengage Learning, for a series of eBooks targeted at undergraduates.
  • Owner/Editor, JamieGoodall.com, March 2014-Present—I design, edit, and maintain my personal webpage
  • Book Reviews Editor & Contributor, BritishNavalHistory.com, Spring 2014-Present—Manage the Book Reviews section of the website, including submissions, editing, layout, and organization. Also serve as the U.S. outreach representative and post monthly blogs.
  • Freelance Editor/Contributor, McGraw-Hill Education, Spring 2013-Spring 2015— occasionally do freelance work whenever needed. I helped design online Learning Resource modules for AP history practice exams and edit chapters in an International World History textbook.
  • Contributor, The American Yawp, Fall 2013—Wrote a segment on piracy and privateering during the American Revolution
  • Transcriber/Editor, MarineLives.org, 2012-2015—Transcribed primary manuscripts from the High Court of Admiralty, London, 1650-1669.
  • Graduate Assistant, Center for Historical Research, Fall 2011, The Ohio State University
  • Research Assistant/Editor, 2010-2011, Dr. Antonio Bly, Appalachian State University
  • Referee Editor, 2010-2011, Southern Historian: A Journal of Southern History
  • Archives Intern, Summer 2009, Brownsville Historical Association—The Association was in the process of relocating much of their material to a newly acquired building to house curatorial and archival material not on display in the main museum. They had hired a curator who needed archival help. I re-organized the archives, re-labeled material, made an inventory list for future reference, and developed an online database for researchers to access. I responded to research inquiries and drafted written responses to said inquiries (or provided in-person assistance). I created multi-media presentations for co-workers, community members, and museum professionals.
  • Founder of Appalachian State University Graduate History Association, 2009
  • Intern, Fall 2008-Spring 2010, Appalachian Cultural Museum—I was required to create educational programs that incorporated the museum’s archives and collections. I also had to ensure that these programs could be altered to encompass the diverse learning styles and age groups ranging from elementary to college level educations. I was part of a team responsible for the physical construction of displays and cases, physical handling of the collection, community outreach, historical publications, and the creation of a Collections Management Policy. I responded to research inquiries and drafted written responses to said inquiries (or provided in-person assistance). I created multi-media presentations for co-workers, community members, and museum professionals. I was also responsible for maintaining the museum’s budget and assure all allocated funds were used appropriately and within budget. Part of that responsibility required me to maintain the museum’s gift shop.

Awards and Honors:

  • Retrieving the American Past Award, 2014
  • Bradley Foundation Fellow, 2013-2014
  • College of Arts and Humanities Small Research Grant from The Ohio State University, Autumn 2012
  • Helen and Harold Kapiloff Research Award, 2012
  • Philip Poirier Award, 2012
  • Bradley Foundation Fellow, 2012-2013
  • Mershon Center for International Security Studies Research Grant, Spring 2012
  • College of Arts and Humanities Small Research Grant from The Ohio State University, Winter 2011
  • Cratis D. Williams Honor Society in recognition of the top 1% of all Appalachian State University graduate students and their academic achievements
  • Passed Master’s Comprehensive Exams at Appalachian State University with Distinction
  • Clara Dougherty Brown Scholarship for Outstanding Public History Graduate Students, 2009-2010

Language Competencies:

Latin-Reading Proficiency; French-Reading Proficiency; Dutch-Fair Proficiency; Spanish-Beginning Proficiency

Selected Conferences:

49th Annual Association of Caribbean Historians Meeting; Tobago-Accepted to present “Piracy, Slavery, and Clandestine Trade: Transitioning to a Plantation Economy in the Caribbean-Atlantic” May 14-19, 2017

2017 Paul D. Lack Scholar’s Showcase; Stevenson University-Presented “Tippling Houses, Rum Shops, & Taverns: How Alcohol Fueled Informal Commercial Networks and Knowledge Exchange in the West Indies” February 24, 2017

New York University Atlantic Workshop: Experimentation & Expertise; New York City, NY-Presented “Tippling Houses, Rum Shops, & Taverns: How Alcohol Fueled Informal Commercial Networks and Knowledge Exchange in the West Indies” May 5-6, 2016

11th Annual Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics; Boone, NC-Chaired a panel and commented on a presenter’s paper; April 16-17, 2016

2016 Paul D. Lack Scholar’s Showcase; Stevenson University-Presented “Piracy, Slavery, and Clandestine Trade: Transitioning to a Plantation Economy” February 26, 2016

The Hakluyt Society Conference: Maritime Trade, Travel and Cultural Encounter in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; Hull, England-Presented “Tippling Houses, Rum Shops, & Taverns: How Alcohol Fueled Informal Commercial Networks and Knowledge Exchange in the West Indies” November 13-14, 2015

10th Annual Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics; Boone, NC-Presented “Wreckers, Pirates, and Smugglers: The Implementation, Regulation, and Suppression of Illicit Entrepôt Trade” April 10-11, 2015

38th Annual Economic and Business History Society Conference; Tremont Plaza Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland-Presenting “‘For I scorn to do anyone a mischief, when it is not for my advantage.’: The Relationship between Pirates, Colonists, and Illicit Trade” May 23-25, 2013

2013 Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies; Lehman College, New York-Presenting “‘I am bound…with a design of making my own fortune…’: Piracy, Entrepreneurship, and the Construction of Commercial Empires” March 23-24, 2013

17th Annual Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture Conference; New Paltz, New York-Presenting “To Trade or Not To Trade?: The Effect of Piracy and Privateering on International Trade Relations in the 16th Century Atlantic World” June 17-19, 2011

Southwestern Historical Association Annual Meeting/Conference; Houston, TX-Presented “Pirates vs. Privateers: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan” April 2, 2010

The College of William and Mary Graduate Research Symposium; Williamsburg, VA-Presented “Towards a New History: Iredell County, North Carolina” March 26, 2010

4th Annual Spring Conference in World History and Economics; Boone, NC-Presented “Pirates vs. Privateers: A Comparative Study of Sir Francis Drake and Sir Henry Morgan” April 18, 2009

Book Reviews:

Jeff Forret and Christine Sears edited volume, New Directions in Slavery Studies: Confirmation, Community, and Comparison (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015). Reviewed for Maryland Historical Society, Maryland Historical Magazine, Autumn 2016.

David Parrott, The Business of War: Military Enterprise and Military Revolution in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Reviewed for EH-Net Reviews, Autumn 2012.

Alejandro Colás and Bryan Mabee, Mercenaries, Pirates, Bandits and Empires: Private Violence in Historical Context (Columbia University Press, 2010). Reviewed for H-Net Reviews, Spring 2012.

Kathy Peiss, Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011). Reviewed for The Ohio State University History Department, EHistory website, Monthly Review: September 2011.

Rob Christensen, The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics: The Personalities, Elections, and Events That Shaped Modern North Carolina (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2nd edition, 2010). Reviewed for North Carolina Association of Historians, April 2011 Journal.

J.E. Lendon, Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins (Basic Books, 2010). Reviewed for The Ohio State University History Department, EHistory website, Monthly Review: February 2011. 

Digital Exhibition Reviews:

Clio Visualizing History, “Click! The Ongoing Feminist Revolution.” Reviewed for the Digital History Group’s Review Series: HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)–Spring 2017. 

University/Committee Service: 

  • Representative, Assessment Coordination and Training Committee, 2016-Present, Stevenson University
  • Representative, Commencement Speaker Selection Committee, 2016-Present
  • Faculty Representative, Policy Manual Committee, 2016-Present
  • Chair, Humanities Assessment Team, 2016-Present, Stevenson University
  • Chair, University Advancement Committee, 2016-2018 Academic Years, Stevenson University
  • Faculty Council, Humanities and Social Sciences Representative, 2016-2018 Academic Years, Stevenson University
  • History Department Representative, BEE Green Committee, 2015-2016 Academic Year, Stevenson University
  • Diversity Chair, History Department Representative, Graduate Student Advisory Committee, 2011-2012 Academic year, The Ohio State University

 Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the National Council on Public History
  • Member of the Association of Caribbean Historians
  • Member of the American Historical Association
  • Member of the Organization of American Historians
  • Member of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

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