Dr. David Johnson Director of Global Studies Associate Professor - Global Studies & German Contact 1310 Ben Graves DriveMorton HallRoom 278PHuntsville, AL 35899 Campus Map firstname.lastname@example.org Biography Dr. David Johnson, associate professor of Global Studies and German, serves as director of the Global Studies Program. His instructional duties include courses in Global Studies and all levels of German language, literature, and culture. Dr. Johnson has published in a number of areas of inquiry, including representations of masculinity, leisure, consumer culture, and German-Polish cultural exchanges. His current research project focuses on environmental representations of Silesia from the mid nineteenth century to the present. Dr. Johnson has published in a number of areas of inquiry, including representations of masculinity, leisure, consumer culture, and immigration. His current research focuses on literary depictions of Silesia, landscapes, and German-Polish encounters. Born and raised in Oregon, Dr. Johnson studied as an undergraduate at Portland State University where he majored in history and minored in German. He completed an MA degree in history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and his MA and Ph.D. degrees in Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis. In his free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys cycling, hiking, reading, watching the soccer games of VfB Stuttgart and the German Bundesliga, rooting for the Portland Trail Blazers, and going on walks with his family. In May 2011, Dr. Johnson was selected as the Outstanding Faculty Member in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UAH. Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University, December 2003 M.A. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University, May 1999 M.A. Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 1997 B.A. Honors, Department of History, Portland State University, June 1995 Recent Publications Nick Block, Edward Dawson, David Gramling, Ivett Guntersdorfer, David S. Johnson, Jan Kühne, Karin Maxey, Marc Pierce, Lindsay Preseau, Diane Richardson, and Agata Szczodrak (The Eaton Group). “A Multilingual Turn in German Studies: Premises, Provisos, and Prospects.” Die Unterrichtspraxis / Teaching German 52.1 (Spring 2019): 14-31. David S. Johnson. “Józef Ignacy Kraszewski and the Concurrency of Polish Heritages in Dresden, 1960 to the Present.” German Studies Review 40.3 (2017): 587-606. David S. Johnson. “Ambiguities of Assimilation: Germans, Silesians, and Poles in the Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin Novel.” Seminar 50.4 (November 2014): 483-500. David S. Johnson. “The Democratization of Leisure and the Modernities of Space and Place in Theodor Fontane’s Berlin Novels.” German Quarterly 84.1 (Winter 2011): 61-79. David S. Johnson. “The Ironies of Degeneration: The Dilemmas of Bourgeois Masculinity in Theodor Fontane’s Frau Jenny Treibel and Mathilde Möhring.” Monatshefte 102.2 (Summer 2010): 147-161. David S. Johnson. “Engaging Consumption: Subjection and Subjectivity on the Streets of Imperial Berlin.” Topographie und Literatur: Berlin und die Moderne. Ed. Reinhard Zachau. Göttingen: Vandenhoeckund Ruprecht, 2009. 87-100.