Dr. Jennifer Good

Faculty-in-Residence - North Russell Hall

FIR since Fall 2013

Dr. Jennifer Good serves as the Faculty in Residence in North Russell for Baylor & Beyond. She has been a faculty member at Baylor since 2003 and is currently a Professor of German Language, Literature, Film & Culture in the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures, Director of the University Scholars Program in the Honors College, and Co-Director of the Baylor in Germany Summer Study Program. She holds a Ph.D. in German Literature and Film from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She earned her undergraduate degrees from the University of Missouri Columbia and her Master’s in German Literature and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa.

Dr. Good lives on campus with her husband George, children Alex and Miriam, and dog Folktail. She is a lifelong Methodist, an enthusiastic traveler, a marathoner, and an avid reader for work and pleasure. She is devoted to her family and friends here and around the world. She encourages students to be adventurous and dream with a quote from H. Jackson Brown, Jr.: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."