She holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. from York University (Canada). She joined Central Connecticut State University in 1987 – where she is now Professor Emerita. Dr. Godway has published various articles on Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Kurt Wolff, John Macmurray and other thinkers, and co-edited Who Is This We: Absence of Community (Black Rose, 1994). She is currently working on a full-length study of John Macmurray.