M Houston Johnson
M. Houston Johnson V specializes in the history of the 20th century United States, with an emphasis on aviation history and the New Deal era. He teaches courses including The Progressive Era, The New Deal, War and Society in 20th Century United States History, The Vietnam War, and Historical Methodology.
He has published articles on aviation infrastructure in the Journal of Policy History and the Journal of East Tennessee History; his book, Taking Flight: The Foundations of American Commercial Aviation, 1918-1938, is forthcoming with Texas A&M University Press. Johnson also served as the Associate Editor of the Sage Encyclopedia of Military Science.
Johnson came to VMI in 2012, after receiving degrees from Roanoke College and the University of Tennessee. He has received the Institute Wilbur S. Hinman, Jr. ’26 Research Award (2017), and serves as the faculty advisor for the VMI chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society, among other activities.
Source: Virginia Military Institute