Julie Goodman, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Advisor of Anthropology Club

Office Phone: (951) 343-4468
E-mail: jgoodman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 139
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Cultural Anthropology California State University, Fullerton 2007
B.A. Intercultural Studies Biola University 2002
  • Courses Taught

    Cultural Anthropology
    Personality and Culture
    Globalization and Culture
    Economic and Political Anthropology
    Anthropology and Film
    Language and Culture
    Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
    Religion and Culture
    Kinship and Family
    Theories of Anthropology
    Introduction to Sociology
    Applied, Engaged, Activist Anthropology
    Overseas Prep Courses; Cross-Cultural Development

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Urban Anthropology
    Transnational Anthropology, Globalization
    Immigration and Migration Studies and Policy
    Migration and Labor Studies
    Acculturation and Change
    Israel, Jewish Culture; Latin American Culture

  • Teaching Experience

    Adjunct Professor, Orange Coast College (2008-2012)
    Adjunct Professor, Biola University (2002-2003)

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Paper Presentation: "Response to E. Klayman's 'Exploring our Responsibility for Earth's Resources: Shaping an Eco-Ethilogical Approach'" Hashivenu, January 2014

    Paper Presentation: "Purity and Pollution: Transitional Practices of Halakha" Young Messianic Jewish Scholars' Conference, January 2013

    Presentation: "Resilience and Recovery," California Baptist University, guest lecture, October 2011.

    Paper Presentation: "Assimilation, Identity, and the Immigrant Experience" Society for Applied Anthropology, March 2011.

    Paper Presentation: "The Changing Landscape of Gush Katif, Gaza" Southwest Anthropological Association Conference, April 2010; Published, 2010

    Paper Presentation: "Identity Formation Among Immigrant Workers in the Garment District of Los Angeles, Abbreviated" California Baptist University Faculty Colloquium, April 2010

    Presentation of Joint Research. "Impacts of Immigration and Labor Choice on Reproductive Decision Making" Southwest Anthropological Association, April 2009.

    Paper Presentation: "Acculturation among Immigrant Workers in the Garment District of Los Angeles," Southwest Anthropological Association Conference, April 2008. Published 2008.

    Paper Presentation: "Organizational Anthropology: Overview and Case Studies" Southwestern Anthropological Association Conference, April 2006

    Paper Presentation: "Cultural Expressions of Worship" Young Scholar's Conference: New York, June 2006

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Ben David, Congregation
    Rock Harbor D-Care Ministry
    Home Fellowship

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Orange Coast College Community Learning Program
    United We Paint, Volunteer
    Board Member and Officer: Southwest Anthropological Association (SWAA)
    Board Member: National Association for Student Anthropologists (NASA)
    Board Member: Union of Messianic Believers (UMB)

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Research Interests and Subject Specialties:
    *Immigration and Migration Studies and Policy
    *Migration and Labor Studies
    *Acculturation and Change
    *Israel, Jewish Culture, Latin American Culture
    Traveled to Mexico, Ukraine, Paraguay and Israel
    Hobbies: reading, baking, biking, researching

  • Personal Philosophy

    Isaiah 41:10 "So do not fear..."

    Higher education is a gift that we should not take for granted; it is a great privilege. I believe in the responsibility of all of my students to take control of their own education and for myself to help facilitate a respectful, caring learning community.