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Norman Jones

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Department of History

Professor - Early modern Europe, History of Christianity

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 303A
DialPhone: (435) 797-1293
SendEmail: norm.jones@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, History, Cambridge University, 1978
"Faith by Staute, Parliament and the creation of the Elizabethan Settlement"
MA, History, University of Colorado, 1974
BA, History, Idaho State University, 1972

Biography

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.

Awards

Celebratory Panel, 2016

Pacific Coast Branch, Conference on British Studies

Senior Fellow, 2014

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Fletcher-Jones Distinguished Fellowship, 2014

The Samuel E. Huntington Library

Jerry G. Gaff Faculty Award Faculty Excellence in General and Liberal Education, 2012

Association for General and Liberal Studies

Friend of RCDE, 2012

USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education

Fulbright Senior Program Specialist, 2011

Council for International Exchange of Scholars

Roland Bainton Prize for the Best Reference Work of 2004, 2007

Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

Professional Achievement Award 2007, presented for Significant Professional Achievement by the College of Arts and Science, 2007

Idaho State University Alumni Association.

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Jones, N.L, (2015). Governing By Virtue. Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England. Oxford University Press
    • Jones, N.L, Doran, S., (2011). The Elizabethan World. Routledge
    • Jones, N.L, Wolff, D.J, (2007). Local Identities inLate Medieval and Early Modern England. Palgrave
    • Jones, N.L, Tittler, R., (2004). Blackwell Companion to Tudor Britian. Blackwell Publishing
    • Jones, N.L, (2002). The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation. Blackwell Publishing
    • Jones, N.L, (1989). God and the Moneylenders. Usury and Law in Early Modern England. Blackwell
    • Jones, N.L, (1989). Interest Groups and Legislation in Elizabethan Parliaments. Parliamentary History
    • Jones, N.L, (1982). Faith by Statute. Parliament and the Settlement of Religion, 1559. Royal Historical Society
    • Book Chapters

    • Jones, N.L, (2016). William Cecil, Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England: The Age of Shakespeare. Oxford University Press
    • Jones, N.L, (2013). Of Poetry and Politics: The Managerial Culture of Sixteenth Century England: LEADERSHIP AND ELIZABETHAN CULTURE: Jepson Studies in Leadership Series. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers
    • Jones, N.L, (2011). Elizabeth, Burghley, and the Pragmatics of Rule: Managing Elizabethan England: Elizabeth I and the Sovereign Arts. ACMRS University of Arizona Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Jones, N.L, (2016). THE CONTINUOUS DEATH AND RESURRECTION OF THE LIBERAL ARTS. Association of American Colleges and UniversitiesFall 2015
        • Jones, N.L, (2015). William Cecil Lord Burghley, and managing with the Men-of-Business. Journal of Parliamentary History
        • Professional Journal

        • Jones, N.L, (2012). "Tuning" the Disciplines. Liberal Education *
        • Jones, N.L, (2011). LEAPing in Utah: Lessons Learned Along the Way. Peer Review.Emerging Trends and Key Debates in Undergraduate Education, published by American Association of Collegs and Universities., 13:2, 16-19.

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 3000 - History Research Methods, Spring 2017

                HIST 4250 - The Reformation in Britain: 1450-1688, Spring 2017

                HIST 6420 - Special Topics in Religious History, Fall 2016

                HIST, RELS 4230 - The History of Christianity in the West, Fall 2016

                HIST 6420 - Special Topics in Religious History, Spring 2015

                HIST 4230 - The History of Christianity in the West, Spring 2015

                USU 1320 - Civilization: Humanities ST Religion and the Rise of Capitalism, Fall 2014

                HIST 3230 - Early Modern Europe, Fall 2014

                HONR 1320 - Civilization: Humanities, Spring 2014

                HIST 4230 - The History of Christianity in the West, Spring 2014

                HIST 4230 - The History of Christianity in the West, Spring 2013

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Fall 2012

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Fall 2012

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Summer 2012

                HIST 6900 - Directed Studies, Summer 2012

                HIST 4940 - Historical Internship, Summer 2012

                HIST 6970 - Thesis Research, Summer 2012

                HIST 6500 - Archiving Internship, Spring 2012

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Spring 2012

                HIST 4940 - Historical Internship, Spring 2012

                HIST 4910 - Special Studies in History, Spring 2012

                Hist 4990 - Senior capstone, Fall 2011

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Fall 2011

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Summer 2011

                HIST 6500 - ARCHIVING INTERNSHIP, Spring 2011

                HIST 4930 - DIRECTED READINGS, Spring 2011

                RELS 4520 - EDITING INTERNSHIP, Spring 2011

                HIST 4250 - REFORMATION BRITAIN, Spring 2011

                RELS 4990 - RELS CAPSTONE, Spring 2011

                HIST 2010 - ST: SIERRA LEONE, Spring 2011

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Fall 2010

                HIST 6540 - Museum Internship, Fall 2010

                HIST 4990 - Special Topics in History, Fall 2010

                HIST 6410 - Special Topics in Mormon History and Culture, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Joshua Wiggins, History, September 2016
                Suzie Skinner, History, September 2016
                Aubrey Jensen, History, August 2011
                Cam Davis, History, August 2013 - May 2015
                Isaiah Jones, History, August 2013 - May 2015