Jeff Johnson


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Ruane Center for the Humanities 133


Ph.D. - Washington State University

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Jeff Johnson is a historian of radical labor, politics, and reform in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century American West.

His books are:

"They Are All Red Out Here": Socialist Politics in the Pacific Northwest, 1895-1925 (University of Oklahoma: 2008, Paperback 2023).

Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era (2 Vols. ABC-Clio: 2017). [Received an American Library Association award in 2018 for Best Historical Materials].

The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America (Routledge: 2018).

Johnson has held fellowships at the Montana Historical Society, UCLA, Stanford, and Harvard. He currently serves as an Affiliate Fellow at the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska.

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