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History educator

Loretta Turner Johnson, American History educator. Faculty research grantee Kearney State College, 1983, Mankato State University, 1988, 89, 90, Douglas Moore Faculty Research Lectureship, 1991. Board of directors Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Mankato, 1988-1991, president 1990-1991. Member American History Association, British History Society, French History Society, Phi Alpha Theta (advisory since 1988), Gamma Pi Epsilon.

Background

Johnson, Loretta Turner was born on June 15, 1940 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Paul Everett and Philena (McStay) Turner.

Education

Bachelor, Smith College, 1962. Master of Arts, Creighton University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1979.

Career

Young adult library, Boston Public Library., 1962-1963;teaching assistant, Creighton U., Omaha, 1965-1967;teaching assistant, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1973-1976;assistant professor, Kearney (Nebraska) State College, 1979-1984;director university honors program, U. Nebraska, 1984-1986;assistant professor, Mankato (Minnesota) State University, 1986-1989;associate professor of history, Mankato (Minnesota) State University, since 1989. Participant seminar National Endowment for Humanities Newberry, 1978, Northwestern University, 1984, Duke U., 1988. Director horizons honor program Kearney State College, 1980-1984.

Assistant professor of University Nebraska, 1980. Member women and spirituality conference planning committee Mankato State University, since 1988, chair interfaculty organization Executive Committee, 1989. Consultant humanist Nebraska Committee for the Humanities, 1984-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Mankato, 1988-1991, president 1990-1991. Member American History Association, British History Society, French History Society, Phi Alpha Theta (advisory since 1988), Gamma Pi Epsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: volksmarching.

Connections

Married Vard R. Johnson, January 26, 1963 (divorced 1988). Children: Samuel Eliot, Schuyler Elizabeth.

father:
Paul Everett Turner

mother:
Philena (McStay) Turner

spouse:
Vard R. Johnson

children:
Samuel Eliot Johnson

Schuyler Elizabeth Johnson