Bridget Goodman

Graduate School of Education
Associate Professor

Bridget Goodman earned her M.S.Ed. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and her Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Her dissertation research was an ethnographic case study of a university in eastern Ukraine that was beginning to teach academic subjects in English. Her research and supervision interests include: language policy and language-in-education policy; translanguaging (the use of the full range of languages in students’ and teachers’ repertoire for teaching, learning, and identity formation), and development of academic skills (i.e. genre knowledge) in multiple languages in postgraduate education. 

Bridget served as program director of the MA in Multilingual Education Program at the NU Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) from 2015-2020. During this time she won the NU Teaching Award for Internationalization and the NUGSE Leadership in Teaching Award.