Dr. Jennifer Good
Dr. Jennifer Good is a writer and Senior Lecturer in History and Theory on both BA (Hons) and MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication.
Jennifer originally trained as a printmaker and textile artist before completing her PhD in Visual Culture Studies at the University of Nottingham. She has also worked as a researcher for the UK Government Art Collection and as a faculty member at the Foundation for International Education, London. She has been teaching at LCC since 2009.
She has written and contributed to a number of books on photography and conflict and writes regularly for photography magazines and journals. As a member of the Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), she has coordinated a range of research events, and is regularly invited to speak about her work at galleries and conferences across the UK.
Her research interests include photography and conflict; history and memory; trauma theory and psychoanalysis, and media representations of the War on Terror, as well as pedagogies of reading and writing.
Most recently she has been working on a new book, Understanding Photojournalism (co-authored with Dr. Paul Lowe), due for publication in 2017, and developing her interest in pedagogic theory, focusing on issues of power, gender and engagement in Higher Education. She is also in the early stages of work on a new book on the subject of ‘bad photography’.