Hal Goldman

Adjunct Professor and Contract Instructor

Degrees:A.B. (Middlebury College), J.D.(Boston College Law School), Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts)
Office:416 Paterson Hall

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century U.S. Social and Cultural History
  • History of U.S. Gender, Women, and Sexuality
  • U.S. Legal and Constitutional History
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Western Civilization
  • The Holocaust

Courses Taught

HIST 1001 – The Making of Europe
FYSM 1405 – Turning Points in History: Witchcraft, Murder, Monsters and Mayhem in America
HIST 2400 – U.S. History
HIST 3402 – 19th-Centrury United States
HIST 3404 – 20th-Century United States
HIST 3902 – Topics in American History: U.S. Constitutional History
WGST 2811A – Masculinities

Awards and Recognition

2013 Provost’s Fellowship in Teaching Award
2013 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Teaching Award (Contract Instructor)
2013 Nominee, Capital Educators’ Award
2009, 2010 Nominee: TV Ontario’s Best Lecturer Competition
2008 Carleton University Award for Teaching Excellence (Contract Instructor)
2007 The Charlatan: “Top Fourteen Professors at Carleton”

Recent Publications

Review of Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast by Andrew E. Kersten, Journal of Illinois History 14 (Summer 2011): 153-155.

Review of The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders’ Worldview by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese, Social History/histoire sociale 40 (Nov. 2007): 452-455.

David Schultz and John Vile, eds., The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharp, 2005), s.v. “The Comstock Acts,” “Roe v. Wade,” “Korematsu v. U.S.” by Hal Goldman;

Burt Feintuch and David H. Watters, eds., The Encyclopedia of New England Culture (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005), s.v. “Vermont’s Act 250,” “The Long Trail,” and “The Green Mountain Parkway,” by Hal Goldman;

John Duffy, Samuel B. Hand, and Ralph H. Orth, eds., The Vermont Encyclopedia (Hanover: University Press of New England, 2003), s.v. “The Green Mountain Parkway,” by Hal Goldman;

Review of Illinois Justice: The Scandal of 1969 and the Rise of John Paul Stevens by Kenneth A. Manaster, Journal of Illinois History 5 (Spring 2002), 69-72.

“‘A Most Detestable Crime’: Character, Consent, and Corroboration in Vermont’s Rape Law, 1850-`920,” in Merril D. Smith, ed., Sex Without Consent: Rape and Sexual Coercion in America (New York: New York University Press, 2001)