Faculty Profile for Dr. Ronald Angelo Johnson
Research InterestsRonald Angelo Johnson is a historian of the early United States with research interests including diplomacy and religion in the Early U.S. Republic and the Atlantic World.
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Murphy, A. F. (n.d.). Black Abolitionists in Ireland and the Challenge of Universal Reform. In R. A. Johnson & O. Power-Greene (Eds.), In Search of Liberty: African American Internationalism in the Nineteenth Century Atlantic World. University of Georgia Press.
- Johnson, R. A. (2019). Enslaved by History: Slavery’s Enduring Influence on the Memory of Pierre Toussaint. In Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic World (pp. 170–187). New York: Routledge.
- Johnson, R. A. (2019). “A Very Curious Game”: The Racialized Public Diplomacy of Toussaint Louverture in the United States. Journal of Caribbean History, 53, 82–116.
- Johnson, R. A. (2019). Frederick Douglass and a Diplomacy of Blackness. Black Perspectives. African American Intellectual History Society.
- Johnson, R. A. (n.d.). Natural Rights: Haitian-American Diplomacy in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions. In A Companion to U.S. Foreign Policy, Colonial Era to the Present (Vol. 1, pp. 93–112). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. April 2019
- Award / Honor Recipient: International Studies Professor of the Year, Center for International Studies. May 2018
- Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. April 2018
- Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Black Student Alliance. 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University Alumni Association. June 2017
- Johnson, Ronald Angelo. Verena & Kenneth Wilson Latin American Research Grant, Center for International Studies, Texas State University. (Funded: June 2018). Grant.
- Johnson, Ronald Angelo. African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry, National Endowment for the Humanities, Federal. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
- Johnson, Ronald Angelo. Albert B. Alkek Library Research Grant, Texas State University. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
- Johnson, Ronald Angelo. Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Fellowship, Library Company of Philadelphia, Private / Foundation / Corporate. (Funded: 2009). Grant.
- Johnson, Ronald Angelo. Harold D. Woodman Graduate Research Award, Purdue University, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Funded: 2009). Grant.
Selected Service Activities
LGBTQIA+ Task Force
Edward J. Perkins Study Abroad Award Committee
Retention Work Group
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