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John Young: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
John D. Young
Assistant Professor



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Published scholarly work in Quidditas and Thetean
  • Accomplished conference presenter and administrator
  • Co-organizer of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association Conference, 2006
  • American Historical Association


Professional Profile:

Professor Young graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History from Brigham Young University, and he holds graduate degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Notre Dame. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame, where his Doctoral dissertation focuses on the monasteries of Germany as a locus point for both Jewish-Christian interaction and the transmission of ideas about Jews. Professor Young’s research interests lie in the cultural and religious history of the Middle Ages, with particular emphasis on Jewish-Christian relations, ecclesiastical politics, and religious communities.

Teaching and Related Service:

Previously taught at Brigham Young University