MA, MPhil, PhD (Cantab)
Alex Goodall is a Lecturer in Modern History. He works on the history of the United States and Latin America, primarily in the twentieth century. His research focuses on the political and intellectual history of communism, anticommunism and other revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements in the modern Americas, considered in both a national and transnational perspective.
Alex Goodall works on the political and intellectual history of revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements in the Americas, especially in the United States during the twentieth century.
Teaching widely on the history of the United States, revolutions in the Americas since the eighteenth century, and the development of US foreign policy in the modern era, his current research focuses in particular on the history of counter-subversion in the United States, especially during the period between the First and Second World Wars. His monograph on the subject, titled Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion From World War One to the McCarthy Era is shortly to be published.
Students interested in pursuing graduate study in fields relating to any of the above areas are encouraged to contact Dr. Goodall to discuss their research plans in greater detail.
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