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Norman Jones

Norman Jones

Department of History

Professor - Early modern Europe, history of Christianity

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-1293

Prof. of History,he is an Idaho farm boy and graduate of Cambridge University. He has written numerous books and articles on the Elizabethan era, including 'Faith by Statute. Parliament and the Settlement of Religion, 1559;' 'God and the Moneylenders. Usury and the Law in Early Modern England;' 'The Birth of the Elizabethan Age. England in the 1560s;' ' The English Reformation. Religion and Cultural Adaptation,' and Governing by Virtue. Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England." His current research is a book entitled "Being Elizabethan," forthcoming from Wiley Blackwell. He writes and consults on higher education issues, especially on General Education, the Degree Qualification Profile, and Tuning.

Teaching Interests

Early modern Europe, history of Christianity

Research Interests

Early modern England and Europe, history of Christianity.


  • PhD - Cambridge University - 1978
  • MA - University of Colorado - 1974
  • BA - Idaho State University - 1972