Director of Undergratuate Studies, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies; Professor History; Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies
1703 Haven Hall
Afroamerican and African Studies;
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1997
Professor Paul Johnson's interests include the history and ethnography of religions of the African Diaspora in Brazil and the Caribbean; religion and race; religion and migration; modern history of Brazil; theories of religion, and history of the study of religion.
- 2008, Guggenheim Fellowship
- 2003, Best Book Award (analytic-descriptive), American Academy of Religion
- 2003-2004, NEH Fellowship Award