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Jeffrey Johnson

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities 117


Ph.D. - Washington State University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Radical labor and politics in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era; the American West.

Awards and Honors:

NEH Visting Fellow - Harvard University
Humanities Grant - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
James R. Bradley Fellowship - The Montana Historical Society
Pettyjohn Fellow - Washington State University
Visiting Fellow - United States Military Academy

Selected Publications:

Johnson, Jeffrey. (2013). “Why is There No Socialism in the U.S.? – 100 Years Later,”. U.S. History in Global Perspective, Eds. Cathy Gorn. ABC-CLIO.

Johnson, Jeffrey. (2010). “Raising the Red Flag: Culture, Labor, and the Left, 1880-1920,” . "Homer Simpson Marches on Washington: Dissent in American Popular Culture", Eds. Timothy Dale and Joseph J. Foy. University Press of Kentucky.

Johnson, Jeffrey. (2008). "They Are All Red Out Here: Socialist Politics in the Pacific Northwest, 1895-1925". The University of Oklahoma Press.

Johnson, Jeffrey. (2008). “The Politics of Socialism: Building a Socialist Party in the Northwest, 1901-1905,”. Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History ,

Johnson, Jeffrey. (2006). “The Gilded Age & the Frontier Military: Society and Culture at Fort Assinniboine, Montana Territory, 1879 - 1905” . Journal of the West,

Recent Presentations:

Johnson, Jeffrey., The Dakota Conference, The Center for Western Studies, "“‘This Dastardly Act’: San Francisco’s 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing.”".

Johnson, Jeffrey., Historians of the Twentieth Century United States, Historians of the Twentieth Century United States, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, "‘“Road to a Frame Up?’: San Francisco’s 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing,”". July, 2013.

Johnson, Jeffrey., The Dakota Conference on History, Literature, Art, and Archeology, Sioux Falls, SD, "Refrain From Usual Pursuits: Labor Day in the Progressive Era Upper Midwest". April, 2013.

Johnson, Jeffrey., North American Labor History Conference, Detroit, MI, "Free From Every Thrall: Commemorating Labor Day". October, 2012.

Johnson, Jeffrey., North American Labor History Conference, Detroit, MI, "Paper: Celebratory Politics: Politicizing Labor Day in the Early-Twentieth Century". October, 2011.

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