History Major

Gary Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
Gary Johnson

Office Location

200 B Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus



Academic Degrees

  • Ph. D. University of Michigan(1984)
  • A.M. University of Michigan (1978)
  • B.A. Texas Tech University (1969)


Dr. Gary J. Johnson is an Associate Professor of History, some of his courses include:  Origins of Mediterranean Civilizations to 750 CE; Age of the Crusades; The Historical Jesus; The Islamic Near East; History of Ancient Near East and Greece; History of Rome; and Polytheists, Jews, and Christians in the Roman Empire.

Research Interests

The nature and functions of ancient religions.