Division of Humanities and the ArtsDepartment
Professor Johnson specializes in modern African history. He is the author of World War II and the Scramble for Labor in Colonial Zimbabwe, as well as articles in the Journal of African History and Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He has presented conference papers and public lectures in Africa, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. His current research interests are focused on interconnected histories of the Caribbean and Africa in era of decolonization and a social history of the Black Power movement in the Caribbean.
B.A., M.A., University of Sussex
Ph.D., School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Courses TaughtAfrica and the Modern WorldAfrica since IndependenceAfrican Labor HistoryDecolonization in Africa and the CaribbeanHistory, Culture and Politics of the Pan African WorldPower and Consciousness in Southern AfricaRebellion and Revolution in the Black Atlantic
Shaka to Mandela: A History of South Africa