Bilkent University Department of American Culture and Literature

Daniel Johnson, Assistant Professor

Daniel Johnson received his Ph.D. in History from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2011. He has Master of Arts degrees from SUNY-Binghamton and New York University, and earned his B.A. in English at the University of Minnesota in 2002.

Dr. Johnson is a social and cultural historian of the early modern Americas. His research focuses on the connections between political economy, labor, and popular culture between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. His research and teaching interests also include social movements, racial formation, Native America, early modern Europe, technology and environment, educational theory, historiography, and digital humanities.

While on sabbatical in 2017 Dr. Johnson was a visiting research associate in the Center for Early Modern History and visiting professor in the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World at the University of Minnesota. He is currently working on two book projects, and his writings have appeared in the journals Cultural and Social History, Pennsylvania History, Monthly Review, New Politics, and Against the Current.


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