Amy Goldman is Lecturer at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was an Adjunct Professor with NYU’s Global Academic Center in Shanghai. She has also taught at the University of California at Davis, Fudan University, Colorado College, and the University of Memphis. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis and a BA from Princeton.
Dr. Goldman’s research interests include comparative mythology, especially the traditions of Asia and the West; diaspora studies; feminist ethics; and intercultural communication. Her current writing encompasses creative nonfiction, memoir, and travel narratives populated by intercultural dilemmas. Her recent China-related essays can be found in Heading East: China in the Eyes of 11 China-Hands (Shanghai People’s Press, 2013). Dr. Goldman is also a professional editor and writer, serving as Senior Editor of English publications both for Fudan University Press and the university’s School of Public Health.
- Comparative Mythology
- Traditions of Asia and the West
- Diaspora Studies
- Feminist Ethics
- Intercultural Communication
PhD, Comparative Literature
University of California Davis, 1996
BA, Comparative Literature