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Ph.D. - Washington State University
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).
Awards and Honors:
James & Sylvia Thayer Fellowship UCLA
NEH Visiting Fellow Harvard University
Humanities Grant Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
James R. Bradley Fellowship The Montana Historical Society
Pettyjohn Fellow Washington State University
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.
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