Bob Johnson

Robert Johnson

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.A., University of Montana
B.A., Albion College

Professor Johnson is an American historian who specializes in environmental history, race relations, and theory. He has published articles on the Harlem Renaissance and on culture and politics in the Great Depression.

His current book manuscript Energy, Race, Nation examines progressive energy policy, race relations, and international relations in the 1920s.

Recent Courses
Perspectives in American History, 1800-2000
American Culture and Politics, 1890-1945

Selected Publications

Johnson, R. (2006). Globalizing the Harlem Renaissance: Irish, Mexican, and 'Negro' Renaissances in The Survey. In B. D. Schildgen, Z. Gang & S. L. Gilman (Eds.), Other Renaissances: A New Approach to World Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Johnson, R. ""A Whole Synthesis of His Time': Political Ideology and Cultural Politics in the Writings of William Carlos Williams, 1929-1939" in American Quarterly - Volume 54, Number 2, June 2002, pp. 179-215.

Contact Information

New College of Florida
Division of Social Sciences
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2197

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida  34243

Phone: (941) 487-4200
Fax: (941) 487-4201