U.S./North American West History
Susan L. Johnson
"'First the Book, Now the Film?': The Reception of 'Friday Night Lights' in Odessa, Texas"
Working Dissertation Title:
"Mile High Metropole: Denver and the Making of the U.S. Empire"
My area of concentration is the urban history of the North American West. In particular, I am interested in the various ways in which city building operated as part of the process of empire building throughout the region.