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Jonathan Good
Associate Professor of History picture of Dr. j. Good

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, Irish, and East Asian history. In 2009 he received Reinhardt's faculty research award, and in 2012 he received the Jane England Teaching Excellence Award. 

• Dr. Good serves as the faculty advisor for Reinhardt's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the honor society for students of history.

• With Wendy Turner of Augusta University, Dr. Good founded the Georgia Medievalists' Group

• Dr. Good maintains First Floor Tarpley, the blog of the Reinhardt History Program.

Recent Publications:  

"Thoughts on 'Appalachia' as Represented in James Dickey’s Deliverance (1970)," James Dickey Review 32 (2016): 58-59. 

Review of Melissa Pollock, The Lion, the Lily, and the Leopard The Crown and Nobility of Scotland, France, and England and the Struggle for Power (1100-1204) (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2015), Sehepunkte 16.11 (2016)

Review of Jean Michel Massing and Nicolette Zeeman, eds., King’s College Chapel, 1515–2015: Art, Music, and Religion in Cambridge (London: Harvey Miller, 2014) Sixteenth Century Journal 47.1 (2016)

The Cult of Saint George in Medieval England (paperback edition) (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 2015).

Review of Steven Justice, Adam Usk’s Secret (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015), Sehepunkte 15.11 (2015).

Review of Laura Smoller, The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2014), Sixteenth Century Journal 46.2 (2015).

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). 

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