Erin Goodman

Erin Goodman

Associate Director of Academic Programs

Erin Goodman has overseen academic programming at DRCLAS at Harvard University since 2014, and she has worked at Harvard for over a decade. Previously she managed various projects at DRCLAS, including the Brazil Studies Program; the semester-long thematic initiative on historical memory and democracy in Latin America; and the multi-year Puerto Rico Winter Institute. From 2008-2011 she was Assistant Director of the Office of International Programs at Harvard College, where she managed Harvard's institutional exchange programs worldwide and implemented the David Rockefeller International Experience Grant Program for undergraduate summer experiences, endowed by the largest gift in Harvard's history at the time. Erin has worked in the field of study abroad and experiential learning since 2002, and has designed, led or participated in over a dozen experiential learning programs in the countries of Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, and Mexico. Erin holds a BA in International Relations from Wellesley College, and an EdM in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She recently completed a Certificate in Spanish-English Translation from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and has also studied at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de São Paulo in Brazil. Erin is also a literary translator, including of the recently published political memoir Prisoner of Pinochet: My Year in a Chilean Concentration Camp (University of Wisconsin Press, 2017) by Sergio Bitar and also has translated the work of several Chilean and Cuban contemporary poets. She is also co-editor with Merilee S. Grindle of Reflections on Memory and Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2016). 


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