Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University

Brett Goodin researches the transnational history of American sailors. He is currently completing the manuscript of his first book, a collective biography of American sailors held captive in the Barbary States, and is beginning writing a second book on American sailors in the Pacific between 1784 and 1914.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, New York University, Shanghai
  • 2019–2019
    Postdoctoral fellow in the Program in Early American Economy & Society, Library Company of Philadelphia
  • 2018–2018
    Adjunct lecturer, Australian National University
  • 2016–2017
    Postdoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution


  • 2016 
    Australian National University, PhD
  • 2009 
    Australian National University, BA (Honours)
  • Shanghai, China
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