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Jeff Johnson

Professor

Contact Information:

j.johnson@providence.edu

401.865.1784

Ruane Center for the Humanities 117

Education:

Ph.D. - Washington State University

Brief Biography:

Jeff Johnson specializes in radical labor, politics, and reform in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century American West. His books include "They Are All Red Out Here: Socialist Politics in the Pacific Northwest, 1895-1925" (University of Oklahoma: 2008), "Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era" (ABC-Clio: 2017), and "The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America" (Routledge: 2018).

Selected Publications:

Johnson, J. (2017) The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing: Anarchists and Terrorism in Progressive Era America. Routledge

Johnson, J. (2016) Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era. ABC-Clio

Johnson, J. Pederson, N. (2015) “Comrade Johns: Oregon’s Socialist Candidate for President in the 1920s”. Oregon Historical Quarterly.(116),

Johnson, J. (2013) In Cathy Gorn (Ed.), “Why is There No Socialism in the U.S.? – 100 Years Later,”. ABC-CLIO

Johnson, J. (2012) “'One of the Most Charming of Men': The Paradox of Copper King Attorney William Scallon”. Journal of the West.

Johnson, J. (2010) In Timothy Dale and Joseph J. Foy (Ed.), “Raising the Red Flag: Culture, Labor, and the Left, 1880-1920,” . University Press of Kentucky

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

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

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

Johnson, J. (2006) “‘The Talking Stage of Socialism Has Passed’: The Beginnings of Northwest Socialism, 1895-1900” . Idaho Yesterdays.

Selected Presentations:

Johnson, J. Organization of American Historians. OAH, St. Louis, MO - "“This Dastardly Act’: San Francisco’s 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing"" , 2015

Johnson, J. Australian-US Comparative and Transnational Labour History. , Sydney, Australia - "Paper: Workers Against Warfare: the Australian and American Experiences Before and During World War I" January, 2015

Johnson, J. American Studies Association. , Los Angeles, California - "“‘Aliens, Enemy Aliens, and Minors’: Anti-Radicalism and the Jewish Left during the World War I Era.”" November, 2014

Johnson, J. American Historical Association Pacific Coast Branch. , Portland, OR - "“Making ‘Em Real Mad: Alexander Berkman, The Blast, and San Francisco Anarchism.” " August, 2014

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

Johnson, J. Popular Culture Association. , San Antonio, TX - "Paper: More Than Wearing White: Working Class Commemoration and Modern American Culture" April, 2011

Johnson, J. British Association for American Studies. British Association for American Studies, Norwich, United Kingdom - "Paper: How Many Socialist Are Among Us? Revisiting Blacks and the Socialist Party" April, 2010

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