Texas Tech University

Matthew Johnson

Assistant Professor
U.S. Social Movements, Mass Incarceration, Higher Education

Email: matthew.j.johnson@ttu.edu

Office: 58 Holden Hall

Ph.D., Temple University

Matthew Johnson specializes in post-1945 U.S. history, with an emphasis on social movements. His research explores the institutional implementation of the civil rights movement. He is currently preparing his book manuscript, Implementing Diversity: The Long Struggle over Racial Equity at the University of Michigan. Dr. Johnson teaches courses on the history of dissent, mass incarceration, and human rights.

Prior to coming to Tech, Dr. Johnson served as the James Farmer Postdoctoral Fellow in Civil Rights ant Social Justice at the University of Mary Washington. He received a Ph.D. from Temple University.

Matthew Johnson