Faculty & Staff
- Lecturer of History, College of Liberal Arts
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100 Morrissey Blvd. Office Location: Wheatley Hall 4-144-32
Areas of Expertise
Tom Johnson's research interests include the social, environmental and cultural history of Africa and colonial societies. He teaches courses on Africa, world history, the United States, Western Civilization, globalization, and leadership, giving special attention to gender relations.
PhD [ABD] Boston University
Professional Publications & Contributions
Spring 2013 Office Hours: W (5-6 p.m. at Copley)
Tom Johnson was a Fulbright Scholar in Zambia. He has taught at UMass Boston from 1997 to 1999 and from Jan. 2004 to the present. His research interests include the social, environmental, and cultural history of Africa; colonialism; slavery; and labor. He developed the history courses in the university’s Environmental Studies program and teaches courses on Africa, world history, the United States, Western civilization, globalization, and leadership, giving special attention to gender relations and field research. Ongoing projects include research on “martial race” soldiers in European empires, exploring ethnicity, and ethnic ranking in colonial labor recruitment.