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Tim Johnson 

History Politics and Philosophy

Elizabeth Gentry Brown Chair in Public Administration


Tim Johnson joined the history faculty in 1991.  He is the author/editor of eight books and over two dozen articles that focus primarily on early U.S. military history.  His work has been nominated for various awards including the Lincoln Prize, the Society of Military History Book Award, and the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Book Prize.  He was a finalist in 2019 for the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award.  Johnson has been a research fellow at Yale University of the Virginia Historical Society.  

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., History, University of Alabama
  • M.A., History, University of Alabama
  • M.Ed., Education, University of Alabama
  • B.S., History, University of Alabama

Academic Department 

History, Politics & Philosophy