October 30, 2020

The Legacy of Hope (US News.com)

Author Discusses Friendships Between Men and Women from the 18th Century (thewoodword.org)

Good Gives Constitution Day Speech

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, was the featured speaker for Constitution Day at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 15.

Good Featured on History Podcast

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, was interviewed about her book “Founding Friendships” (Oxford University Press, 2015) for the Ben Franklin’s World podcast.  The podcast features historians speaking about their work on Early America.

Good Interviewed for Two Programs

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, was interviewed for With Good Reason and the New Books Network podcast.  She spoke about her book, “Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic” (Oxford, 2015).

UMW Faculty Cassandra Good Featured on “With Good Reason” (Public Now.com)

James Monroe Editor Speaks at Monticello

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, spoke at the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello.  She presented on her book, Founding Friendships.

Good’s Book Receives Prize

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, received the Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize from the Organization of American Historians for her book, Founding Friendships (Oxford, 2015).  The prize, awarded annually, recognizes the most original book in U.S. women’s and/or gender history.  The prize committee commended the book’s “remarkable body of evidence” and said that it “greatly enlarges our understanding of gender in the early republic.”  Good received the prize in an award ceremony in Providence, R.I., on April 9.

Good Receives Research Fellowship

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, has received an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship at the Virginia Historical Society.  She will spend two weeks there conducting research for her book project on George Washington’s family and their political role in the 19th century.

Good Presents on Founding Fathers

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, presented a paper at the Society for United States Intellectual History in Washington D.C. on Oct. 17.  The paper was titled “Making the Historical Personal: The Founding Fathers, Gender, and the Cultural Turn.”