Dr. Andrea JohnsonAndrea Johnson


Office: SS102C

Email: anjohnson@csufresno.edu

Office phone: 278-6792

PhD – University of Missouri (2006)
MA – IUPUI (2002)
BA – CSU Bakersfield (1999)

Research/Teaching Interests:

American civil rights protests in the Cold War Era, Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement of the 1960s, Education and children's issues in modern America

Select Publications:

Encyclopedia entry for "Cesar Chavez" for The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Economic, Business, and Labor History. Oxford University Press, 2012.

Co-Editor, Navigate, a life skills curriculum for college students, Texas District Youth Department, Summer 2009.

Editorial Assistant for a critical edition of Frederick Douglass' second autobiography, My Bondage and My Freedom, Yale University Press, 2003.

Courses Offered:

History 175: United States History, 1945- Present
History 174: United States History, 1914-1945
History 159: American Civil War
History 110: Historical Research and Writing Seminar
SSCI 110: California Studies (California History)
History 11: History of the United States to 1877
History 12: History of the United States from 1877
University 1: Learning Strategies for College Students
History 7: History of African Civilization
History 4: Introduction to Historical Skills
EHD 155B: Social Science Student Teaching Supervision
History 100/WS 100: Women's History

Work in Progress:

I am currently working with an academic press to develop a book from my dissertation project. Through this work, I examine the connections between the classical civil rights movement and the California farm labor movement and show how the farm labor movement adapted many civil rights images and techniques for their own cause.