Gordon Johnson (historian)
|Born||13 September 1943|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|School or tradition||Cambridge School of historiography|
|Institutions||Wolfson College, Cambridge|
|Main interests||Colonial India|
He was the President of Wolfson College, Cambridge, from 1993 to 2010, and he is now an honorary fellow of the college. He has been the Director of the Cambridge University Centre of South Asian Studies since 1983. He has been a Deputy Vice-Chancellor since 2002. He served as the first Provost of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship Trust from 2000–2010, and chair of the Syndicate governing Cambridge University Press.[when?] He was the President of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 2015–2018.
He is the General Editor of the New Cambridge History of India.[when?]