Associate Professor of History
Faculty Senate Chair, 2015-16
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.
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.
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.
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