Ryan Goodman

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Ryan Goodman
Born Johannesburg, South Africa
Website ryangoodman.us
Academic background
Education B.A., J.D., Ph.D.
Alma mater Yale University
Academic work
Discipline Legal scholar
Sub-discipline International law
Institutions New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School

Ryan Goodman (born in Johannesburg, South Africa) is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at NYU School of Law.[1] Goodman joined the NYU faculty in 2009.[2]

Prior to moving to NYU, Goodman was the inaugural Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School.[3][4] He joined the faculty of Harvard Law School in 2002 and received tenure at Harvard in 2006.[4]


Goodman received his J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University, and a B.A. in government (political science) and philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin.[3] Following law school, Goodman clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.





  1. ^ "Faculty Profiles: Ryan Goodman". NYU Law. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Professor Ryan Goodman (Harvard) joins NYU Law School permanent faculty in Fall 2009" (PDF). Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Ryan Goodman named Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law". Harvard Law Today. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Jiang, Athena Y. (March 18, 2009). "HLS Prof To Leave Harvard for NYU". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved 3 November 2015.