Professor Gouldin joined the Syracuse University College of Law from New York University School of Law, where she served as the Assistant Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice. At the College of Law, she teaches constitutional criminal procedure, criminal law and evidence. Her current research focuses on the Fourth Amendment, pretrial detention, and on the collection and dissemination of criminal records information.
In 2015, in recognition of her excellence in teaching, Professor Gouldin was selected by the Syracuse University Meredith Professors to receive the Teaching Recognition Award. In 2014 and in 2015, the College of Law Student Bar Association honored Professor Gouldin with the Outstanding Faculty Award.
Professor Gouldin graduated from Princeton University with a major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and she received her JD, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law. Following law school, Professor Gouldin clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand in the Southern District of New York and for Judge Chester J. Straub of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also spent several years as a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, working on matters involving white collar and regulatory defense, internal investigations and compliance, and securities litigation.