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Dr. Eric F. Johnson

Dr. Eric F. JohnsonAssociate Professor
Lytle Hall Rm 141


  • B.A. California State University Fullerton
  • M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. California State University Fullerton
  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles


  • French History
  • Early Modern Europe

Courses Taught

  • HIS 111: Europe: From Absolutism to Revolution (The World Upside Down - Early Modern Europe)
  • HIS 169: Selected Topics: History of Western Science
  • HIS 219: French Revolution 1760-1815
  • HIS 220: Ancient World
  • HIS 234WI: The History of France, c. 100 BCE to the Present
  • HIS 238WI: Europe During the Reformation, 1500-1650 CE
  • HIS 325WI: The Middle Ages
  • HIS 328WI: Europe During the Renaissance: 1300-1550 CE

Selected Publications

  • Entries for Avignon, Provence, Pope Clement V, Aigues-Mortes, Aix-en-Provence, Aries, Avranches, Dauphiné, Mont-Saint Michel for the Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009).
  • Eric F. Johnson, The Road to Jerusalem: Pilgrimage and Travel in the Age of Discovery by F. Thomas Noonan in Eighteenth-Century Studies 41:4 (Summer 2009): 600-602.
  • Eric F. Johnson, "The Sacred, Secular Regime: Catholic Ritual and Revolutionary Politics in Avignon, 1789-1791," French Historical Studies 30:1 (Winter 2007): 49-76.


 Recognized as a KU "Difference Maker" in Summer 2016 on the university's home webpage.  

History Club's Professor of the Year 2008