Assistant Professor of HistoryEmail: email@example.com Phone: 608-363-2813 Room 223, Morse-Ingersoll Hall
Kate Johnston studies the history of race, health, the body, and the environment in the Atlantic world. Her book, The Nature of Slavery (forthcoming spring 2022), examines the development of concepts of race in Early American and Caribbean plantation societies. She teaches in the History, Environmental Studies, and Critical Identity Studies programs, as well as in the Health and Healing and Justice and Rights Channels.
Professor Johnston’s classes are designed to inspire students to consider the ways that past legacies influence our present and future. She currently teaches courses on the history of the body; race and the environment; slavery and its legacies; health and medicine; and Native North America, among others.Edit my profile
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