Dr. Louis Goodman

Dr. Louis Goodman is the Dean of the School of International Service at American University.  He carries out research on social change and politics in Latin America. His current research focuses on civil-military relations. He has published widely on that topic, on foreign investment in developing countries and on determinants of career success for blue-collar workers. He has researched and lived abroad in Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. Dr. Goodman has been Professor and Dean of the School of International Service (SIS) since 1986. In 1992 he served as the President of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs.  Dr. Goodman earned his PhD at Northwestern University.