Professor and Department Chair
Fields of Study: U.S. Social and Cultural History
Dr. Goodson’s work focuses primarily on the history of commercial entertainment in the United States. He is the author of Highbrows, Hillbillies, and Hellfire: Public Entertainment in Atlanta, 1880-1930 (Georgia, 2007), and co-editor of The Hank Williams Reader with Patrick Huber and David Anderson (Oxford, 2014).
Education / Degrees
- B.A., History, Auburn University at Montgomery, 1988
- M.A., History, Emory University, 1991
- Ph.D., History, Emory University, 1995