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Sam Goodfellow

Sam Goodfellow

Tenured Professor History
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  • History


Current Position: Full Professor

Chair, History


Ph.D., History, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1991.

M.A., West European Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1984.

B.A., History and German Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1979.

Courses Taught

  • Western Civilization I and II
  • World History I and II
  • African Civilization
  • Introduction to International Studies
  • Nineteenth Century Europe
  • Europe and Africa in the 19th Century
  • Europe in the Twentieth Century, 1900-1945
  • Europe Since 1945
  • World War II
  • Nazi Germany
  • Modern European Women
  • History Through Film
  • World War II Through Film
  • Modern Germany
  • Modern European Jewish History
  • European Fascism
  • History of Imperialism
  • Imperialism in Africa
  • World War I
  • Europe and Africa, 1850-1918
  • From Stettin to Trieste: Central Europe
  • International Study Abroad
  • Terrorism

Scholarly/Professional Highlights

  • President's Award For Teaching Excellence, 2012.
  • "Fascism and Regionalism in Alsace," National Identities, June 2010.
  • "Fascism as a Transnational Movement: The Case of Alsace," Contemporary European History, 2012.
  • "Autonomy or Colony: The Politics of Alsace's Relationship to France in the Interwar Era," in: Views From the Margins: Creating Identities in Modern France, Kevin J. Callahan and Sarah A. Curtis, eds., Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
  • Review Article: "Are the Gatekeepers of MemoryAwake?" Patterns of Prejudice, July 2001.
  • Between the Swastika and the Cross of Lorraine: Fascisms in Interwar Alsace, DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois UniversityPress, 1999.

Between the Swastika and the Cross of Lorraine: Fascisms in Interwar Alsace

Current Teaching/Research Interests

Teaching: Transnational Studies; World and Western History; African History


1940s: The Pivotal Decade, ongoing book project; Germans in Southwest Africa, Fascism; African History.

Personal Information

Married to Dr. Judith Goodman; two children

Interests: Tennis, Mountaineering, Art-pastel and drawing

Goodfellow Painting

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