Susan Goodier, A New Book and Community Presentations

Dr. Susan Goodier, Lecturer in U.S. history, published her second book (this one coauthored with Karen Pastorello, Tompkins Cortland Community College) in summer 2017: Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State (Cornell University Press). As part of the centennial celebration of women voting she served one day as the historian on the Vote-tilla packet boat excursion on the Erie Canal. During the month of September and under the auspices Humanities NY, Dr. Goodier has presented on “Votes for Women: A History through Political Cartoons” in Penfield and at the Albany Institute of History and Art, and traveled to the Gomez Mill House in Marlboro to present “Centering Black Women in the Woman Suffrage Movement in New York State.” She shifted her focus to women and the New York State Constitution for a talk at the College of Saint Rose in Albany. In addition she presented “Susan Fenimore Cooper, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Views on Women’s Equality for the 21st Annual International Cooper Conference here at SUNY Oneonta.
She also participated in a Cornell University Press Podcast 1869 interview; Lee Rayburn of WHCU radio interviewed her and her coauthor in preparation for a book talk they did at the History Center in Ithaca at the end of September, and City & State Magazine also interviewed her for an upcoming article. Meanwhile she is conducting a Humanities NY Readings and Discussion on the New York State Woman Suffrage Movement at Huntington Library in Oneonta.