Nan Goodman was a Visiting Professor of Law and Humanities at Georgetown University Law Center (Spring 2011) and at Boğaziçi Unıversıty in Istanbul (Summer 2011). She is the author of Banished:Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England (2012), Shifting the Blame: Literature, Law, and the Theory of Accidents in Nineteenth-Century America (1998, 2000), co-editor of The Turn Around Religion in American Literature (2011, Ashgate), editor of “Juris-dictions,” a special issue of English Language Notes (Fall/Winter 2010), and author of many essays on early American literature and issues related to law and the humanities.