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educator , historian

Johanna Miller Lewis, American historian, educator. Member of American Association of State and Local History (Certified of Merit 2005), National Trust History Preservation, Organization American Historians, Southern History Association, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Lewis, Johanna Miller was born on January 18, 1961 in Baltimore. Daughter of Norvell Elliott and Josephine Carlson Miller.

Education

AB, Salem College, 1983. Master of Arts, Wake Forest University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, College William and Mary, 1991.

Career

Assistant professor history University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1991—1995, associate professor, 1995—2000, professor history, since 2000, chair history, 2001—2005. Director, chair history Arkansas Women's History Institute, Little Rock, 2000—2005. Graduate coordinator Arkansas Women's History Instructor, Little Rock, since 2005.

President Central High Museum, Inc., Little Rock, 2002—2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Artisans in the North Carolina Backcountry. Co-author: Women of the American South: A Multicultural Reader, Essays on Women and Freedom in Early America. Curator (exhibitions) Against Their Will.

      Japanese Americans in World World War II, Arkansas, Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese American Soldiers in World World War II, Women of the Central High Crisis: The Politics of Gender and Desegregation, 'The Finest High School for Negro Boys and Girls': Dunbar High School in Little Rock, 1929-1955 (Certified Commendation. American Association State and Local History, 1999), 'All the World is Watching Us': Little Rock and the '57 Crisis (Certified Commendation. American Association State and Local History, 2000, Institutional Progress award Arkansas Museum Association, 2000), Arkansas Fights World War I, 'The Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep': The Jeep During World World War II.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association of State and Local History (Certified of Merit 2005), National Trust History Preservation, Organization American Historians, Southern History Association, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

Married Michael Harold Lewis, May 19, 1984.

father:
Norvell Elliott

mother:
Josephine Carlson Miller

spouse:
Michael Harold Lewis