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historian

Christopher Howard Johnson, American historian. Finalist, National Book award, 1975; fellow, Social Science Research Council, 1964-1965, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1974, 1975, Guggenheim Foundation, 1981-1982.

Background

Johnson, Christopher Howard was born on November 22, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Austin F. and Janice (Thompson) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1960. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1966—1970, 1971—1974, associate professor, 1974—1980, professor, 1980—2003, member, academy scholars, since 1997, professor emeritus, since 2003. Member board editors French History Studies, 1983—1990. Visiting professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989.

Residential fellow Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France, 1999. Visiting lecturer University E. Anglia, Norwich, England, 1970—1971.

Works

Membership

Board trustees Ferndale Educational Foundation, Michigan, since 2004. Member Pleasant Ridge Planning Commission, since 2004. Member of 18th Century Studies Association, Society for French History Studies, American History Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, violin.

Connections

Married Lois Ann Sebree, June 10, 1960. Children: Leslie C. Giordani, Abigail E. Kercorian.

father:
Austin F. Johnson

mother:
Janice (Thompson) Johnson

spouse:
Lois Ann Sebree

children:
Leslie C. Giordani Johnson

Abigail E. Kercorian Johnson