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Jonathan Good
Associate Professor of History picture of Dr. j. Good
Faculty Senate Chair, 2015-16

Academic Degrees
A.B., Dartmouth College, 1994
M.A., University of Toronto, 1995
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2004

Teaching and Scholarly Interests: Ancient and Medieval history, late-medieval England, saints and saint cults, chivalry, national identity. 

Contact Information:

Jonathan Good teaches Reinhardt's Western Civilization survey courses, History 111 and 112, and upper-level courses on Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation, and Irish history. He also serves as faculty advisor to Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society, and is a co-founder of the Georgia Medievalists' Group. In 2009 he received Reinhardt's faculty research award, and in 2012 he received the Jane England Teaching Excellence Award.  

Recent Publications:  

Review of G.W.S. Barrow, Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013), Sixteenth Century Journal 46.1 (2015)

Review of Esther Dehoux, Saints guerriers: Georges, Guillaume, Maurice, et Michel dans la France médiévale (XIe-XIIIe siècles) (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2014), Sehepunkte 15.1 (2015). 

"'Mémoire touchant le Canada': A Plan to Save New France," The James Ford Bell Library Essays 4 (2014).

Review of G. Bernard, The Late Medieval English Church: Vitality and Vulnerability Before the Break with Rome (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012), Journal of Early Modern History 17.2 (2013). 

Review of Stephanie Trigg, Shame and Honor: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), Reviews in History no. 1495.

"The Alien Clothworkers of London, 1337-1381," in The Ties that Bind: Essays in Medieval British History in Honor of Barbara Hanawalt, eds. Linda E. Mitchell, Katherine L. French, and Douglas L. Biggs (Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2011), 7-20. 

The Cult of Saint George in Medieval England
(Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 2009).

"Richard II and the Cults of Saints George and Edward the Confessor," in Translatio, or the Transmission of Culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Modes and Messages, ed. Laura Hollengreen (Turnhout: Brepols, 2008), 161-78.

"Argent a Cross Gules: The Origins and English Use of the Arms of Saint George," The Coat of Arms 213 (Spring 2007): 9-18.

Full cv (pdf)