emeritus dean, School of International Service; principal investigator and director, Democracy Projects; professor of international development
Area of Expertise:
International affairs education; U.S. foreign policy in Latin America; democracy-building; civil-military relations in Latin America; role of the military in the war on drugs; international business; immigration reform, Asia, social change
Louis W. Goodman became Emeritus Dean and Professor of International Relations at American University’s School of International Service in August 2011, having served as the School's Dean since July, 1986. Under his leadership the School of International Service became the largest school of international relations in the United States. The author of numerous books and articles, Dr. Goodman’s current research focuses in democracy building and civilian control of the armed forces in Latin America and on the rise of Asia and 21st century international relations.
Foreign Language Fluency:
BA, Dartmouth College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University
Business-International Business and Trade, Crime and Justice, Economics, Education-Higher Education, Foreign Policy and International Relations, Government and Public Administration-Immigration, Latin America-Central America, Latin America-Mexico, Latin A