JBUZZ: JEWISH STUDIES
JEWISH STUDIES ACADEMIC NEWS & CULTURAL BUZZ
ABOUT THE EDITOR
Bonnie K. Goodman, BA, MLIS is a journalist, librarian, editor, & historian. She is the editor of Academic Buzz Network, a series of political, academic & education blogs which includes History Musings… History, News & Politics which covers the Obama Presidency, the 113th Congress, and history news. She has previously covered the 2004, 2008 & 2012 Presidential campaigns & 2010 midterm elections.
Ms. Goodman has a BA in History & Art History, and a Masters in Library and Information Studies from McGill University, and has done graduate work in Jewish history at Concordia University as part of the MA in Judaic Studies degree program, where she focused Medieval & Modern Judaism and her thesis was on American Jewish History & Southern Jewish History.
Ms. Goodman has also contributed to a number of reference publications; including the overviews, and chronologies for History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-2008, 4th edition, originally edited by Fred L. Israel, and Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Facts on File, Inc. 2011, and the bibliographies for The Encyclopedia of the Cold War: a Political, Social, and Military History, edited by Spencer Tucker, ABC-CLIO, 2007, and The Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, And Canada in World Wars I And II, edited by James D. Ciment & Thaddeus Russell, ABC-CLIO, 2006.
She was also the former Editor/Features Editor for the History News Network (HNN), and had worked for HNN from 2004-2010. She was the editor of some of the online magazine’s popular features, “History Buzz,” “Political Highlights,” “Top Young Historians,” “History Doyens,” “On this Day in History.”
Her major areas of interest are American Jewish History, modern American political history and Jews in antebellum and Civil War South. Bonnie is also an accomplished artist having painted in acrylics and oils since she was 12.