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G.
Thomas Goodnight

Professor of Communication
While at Northwestern University and at the University of Southern California, Goodnight developed doctoral programs that achieved number one rankings. Presently, he works with a range of post-doctoral students and conducts advanced studies.
Academic Program Affiliation: 
(847) 491-5841
Photo of G. Thomas Goodnight
While at Northwestern University and at the University of Southern California, Goodnight developed doctoral programs that achieved number one rankings. Presently, he works with a range of post-doctoral students and conducts advanced studies.
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Ethics, Public Diplomacy
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Civic Engagement and Social Justice
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G.
Thomas Goodnight

Professor of Communication
(847) 491-5841
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Goodnight is from Houston, Texas. He has a doctoral degree from the University of Kansas. He has researched and taught for 28 years at Northwestern University and for the last 20 years at the University of Southern California. Goodnight lead the way in the internationalization of argumentation studies. He has worked with doctoral programs in Canada, Europe, China and South America.

His spouse, Lynn Goodnight, lead summer high school programs with great success at Northwestern University and USC. Goodnight has been associated with the Fulbright program, ran an egalitarian seminar on communications infrastructure at the USC-China Institute, and is developing critical-productive studies of argument and performance.