Adjunct Faculty Security and Intelligence Studies
Social Studies Department
Prescott College of Security and Intelligence
Prescott campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in History, Emory University

  • SS 290: History of Modern Europe

  • Western Heritage: Medieval Legacy (Basic introductory course)
  • Medieval People (History through biography)
  • Medieval Civilization (Cultural and intellectual history)
  • Early Middle Ages/Later Middle Ages (Advanced survey courses)
  • Early Christianity
  • Medieval Military History
  • Late Medieval England (Primary research area)
  • England to 1688 (Advanced survey course)
  • Medieval English Constitution (Constitutional and legal history)
  • Seminar in Medieval History (Post-graduate studies)

(Books)
Newport Lordship, 1317-1536 (Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, Sponsor Series, 1979).
Lancastrian Englishmen (Washington, D.C., University Press of America, 1981).
The Marcher Lords (Llandybie, Dyfed, U.K.: Christopher Davies, Ltd., 1983).
Purveyors and Purveyance for the Lancastrian and Yorkist Kings (Notre Dame: Foundations Press, Anthroscience Minigraph Series, 1983).
Pleasures and Pastimes in Medieval England (Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd., 1995).
New hardcover printing: Stroud: Budding Books, 1997.
United Kingdom paperback edition: Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1997.
Non-European paperback edition: New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
 
 
(Edited Books)
The Wyclyf Tradition, by Vaclav Mudroch (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1979).
Estrangement, Enterprise and Education in Fifteenth-Century England, co-edited with S. D. Michalove (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, The Fifteenth-Century Series 5, 1998).
Traditions and Transformations in Late Medieval England, co-edited with D. L. Biggs & S. D. Michalove (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2002).
Reputation and Representation in Fifteenth-Century Europe, co-edited with D. L. Biggs & S. D. Michalove (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004).
Personalities and Perspectives of Fifteenth-Century England (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Stud ies, Volume 414, Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2012.
 
(Parts of Books)
“Newport,” chapter in Boroughs of Mediaeval Wales, ed. R. A. Griffiths (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1978), pp. 188-217.
“The Careers of William Lyndwood,” chapter in Documenting the Past: Essays in Medieval History presented to George Peddy Cuttino, ed. J. S. Hamilton & P. J. Bradley (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1989), pp. 197-216.
Medieval England: An Encyclopedia, ed. P. E. Szarmach, M. T. Tavormina & J. T. Rosenthal (Hamden: Garland, 1998):
“Great Seal,” pp. 326-27.
“Privy Seal,” pp. 614-15.
“Signet,” pp. 699-700.
“Bishop Lawrence Booth of Durham (1457-76) and York (1476-80),” chapter in Estrangement, Enterprise and Education in Fifteenth-Century England, ed. S. D. Michalove & A. C. Reeves (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, Ltd., 1998), pp. 63-88.
“Creative Scholarship in the Cathedrals, 1300-1500,” chapter in The Church and Learning in Late Medieval Society: Essays in Honour of Barrie Dobson, ed. C. Barron & J. Stratford (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 2002), pp. 163-72.
“Bishop John Booth of Exeter (1465-78),” chapter in Traditions and Transformations in Late Medieval England, ed. D. L. Biggs, S. D. Michalove & A. C. Reeves (Leiden: Brill, 2002), pp. 125-44.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (60 Vols., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004):
“Booth, William, Archbishop of York,” 6: 633-34.
“Boteler, Sir Ralph, Lord Sudeley,” 6: 750-51.
“Cromwell, Ralph, third Baron Cromwell,” 14: 353-55.
“FitzHugh, Henry, third Baron FitzHugh,” 19: 879-80.
“Introduction,” in Reputation and Representation in Fifteenth-Century Europe, ed. D. L. Biggs, S. D. Michalove & A. C. Reeves (Leiden: Brill, 2004), pp. 1-8.
Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Robert Bjork (4 Vols., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010):
“Great Seal,” 2: 745.
“Ordainers,” 3: 1232.
“Privy Seal,” 3: 1360.
“Provisors,” 3: 1369.
“Thomas Walsingham,” 4: 1623.
“The Political Thought of Thomas Hoccleve,” chapter in Personalities and Perspectives of Fifteenth-Century England, ed. A. C. Reeves (Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2012), pp. 57-77.
 
 
(Published Lecture)
Delights of Life in Fifteenth-Century England (New Orleans: Richard III Society, 1990).
 
 
(Articles)
“Some of Humphrey Stafford’s Military Indentures,” Nottingham Mediaeval Studies 16 (1972): 80-91.
“The Congress of Arras, 1435,” History Today 22 (1972): 724-32.
“Thomas Hoccleve, Bureaucrat,” Medievalia et Humanistica, New Series, 5 (1974): 201-14.
“William Booth, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (1447-52),” Midland History 3 (1975-76): 11-29.
“Early Mayors of Newport,” Weekly [South Wales] Argus (14 August 1975): 11
“The Great Sessions in the Lordship of Newport in 1503,” Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 36 (1974-76): 323-41.
“The Custumal of Rumney Manor,” Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 37 (1976-78): 298-302.
“The World of Thomas Hoccleve,” Fifteenth-Century Studies 2 (1979): 187-201.
“Histories of English Families Published in the 1980s,” Medieval Prosopography 13/2 (1992): 83-120.
“Paul Murray Kendall and the Anniversary of Richard the Third,” Ricardian Register 30/3 (Fall 1995): 4-5. 2003 electronic republication: www.r3.org/bookcase/misc/kendall/html
“The Foppish Eleven of 1483,” Medieval Prospopgraphy 16/2 (1995): 111-34.
“Mysteries in Cyberspace: The Richard III Society Web Site as a Teaching Tool,” Organization of American Historians Council of Chairs Newsletter, Number 56 & 57 (April & June 1997): 5-11.
“The Crisis of 1450 in English Public Life,” Medieval Life, Number 7 (1997): 26-31.
“Tales from the Cathedral Close,” 1998 electronic publication: www.r3.org’wood’papers/reeves/html
“Jan Hus,” Medieval Life, Number 9 (1998): 21-24.
“Richard II: A Case of Narcissistic Personality Disorder?,” Medieval Life, Number 12 (1999): 19-22.
“The Sumptuary Statute of 1363,” Medieval Life, Number 16 (2001): 16-19.
“King Richard III at York in Late Summer 1483,” The Ricardian 12 (2000-02): 542-53.
“John Gunthorpe: Keeper of Richard III’s Privy Seal, Dean of Wells Cathedral,” Viator 39 (2008): 307-44.
“Cathedral Deans of the Yorkist Age,” The Ricardian 18 (2008): 83-91.
“Paul Murray Kendall and his Biography of Richard the Third,” Ricardian Bulletin (March 2011): 28-30.
“Cathedral Deans and Lancastrian Kings,” Medieval Prosopography 27 (2012): 130-43.
“Yorkist Era Sports,” Ricardian Bulletin (June 2012): 29-32.
“Sir John Radcliffe, K.G. (d. 1441): Miles Famossissimus,” Journal of Medieval Military History 11 (2013): 183-213.
“Richard III’s Knights of the Garter,” The Ricardian 24 (2014): 93-112.
 
(Assorted Pieces)
Research Report Article: “History of Newport, Gwent, during the Middle Ages,” American Philosophical Society Year Book 1976 (Philadelphia, 1977), pp. 386-87.
“A Scout Challenge,” Scouting (March/April 1977): 10.
A Study Guide for History 354: Early Christianity (Athens: Ohio University Independent Study, 1983).
“Kalamazoo Medieval Congress,” Ricardian Register 18/2 (Summer 1993): 14.
 
 
(Book Reviews)
As of October 2010, 138 reviews have been published. A complete list can be supplied upon request.
 
 
(Papers Presented)
More than four dozen papers have been presented to date at various professional conferences. A complete list can be supplied upon request. Invited lectures on medieval British history have been given in universities in England, Scotland, Wales, New Zealand, and the United States. 

Employment
Assistant Professor of History, University of Georgia, 1967-70
Assistant Professor of History, Ohio University, 1970-73
Associate Professor of History, Ohio University, 1973-81
Professor of History, Ohio University, 1981-2010
Professor Emeritus of History, Ohio University, 1998 in perpetuum
Adjunct Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2014

Professional Memberships:
United States 
Medieval Academy of America (Honorary Life Member)
American Historical Association (Life Member)
 
United Kingdom Royal Historical Society (Fellow)
Canterbury and York Society
Ecclesiastical History Society
 
 
Professional Service and Recognition:
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
Chairman, Ohio University Judiciaries Hearing Board, 1979-98
Assistant Chairman, Ohio University Department of History, 1980-83
Chairman, Ohio University Department of History, 1983-87
Organizer of a session of papers for the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies on behalf of the Richard III Society (American Branch), 1992-2005
Visiting Fellow in Medieval History, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research/Department of History, University of York, U.K., 1988, 1996
Student Affairs Faculty Contribution Award [for service to Ohio University students outside of the classroom], 1990
Chairman, Richard III Society (American Branch), 1994-98
Pleasures and Pastimes in Medieval England was a selection of the Ancient and Medieval History Book Club in the U.K. and of The History Book Club in the U.S.A.
Dickon Award, presented by the Richard III Society (American Branch) in recognition of contri butions to scholarship on fifteenth-century England and for service to the Society, 1997
Selection Committee, Schallek Awards and Schallek Fellowship (Medieval Academy of America and Richard III Society), 1999-2006
Moffat Lecturer, Marshall University, 1998
Interviewed for National Public Radio program “Talking History” on 16 August 1999
Annual Journal of Medieval Military History Lecturer, sponsored by De Re Militari, The Society for Medieval Military History, 1012
 
Hobbies & Volunteer Interests:
Volunteer leader, Boy Scouts of America
National Eagle Scout Association (Life Member)
James E. West Fellow, Boy Scouts of America
Baden-Powell Fellow, World Scout Foundation
Sixty-year Veteran, Boy Scouts of America, 2010
Distance running and competition
Sunday School Teacher, First Presbyterian Church, Athens, Ohio
Elder, First Presbyterian Church, Athens, Ohio, 1985-88
Sunday School Teacher, First Christian Church, Athens, Ohio
Elder, First Christian Church, Athens, Ohio, 1992-95
Richard III Society (American Branch), 1968 to present
Chairman, Richard III Society (American Branch), 1994-98
Friends of York Minster (Life Member)
Ohio Retired Teachers Association (Life Member)
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Prescott Valley, AZ
Church History Lecturer, Prescott United Methodist Church, 2001-04
Church History Lecturer, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Prescott Valley, AZ
Rotary International (Prescott Sunup Rotary Club)
International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians (Life Member)
Arizona Site Steward, United States Forest Service/Arizona Historical Society
Sweat, Grit, and Road Rash Award, Arizona Site Steward Program, 2014
Arizona Archaeological Society