Susan Lee Johnson

Susan Lee Johnson is an American historian.


In 1978 Johnson received her B.A. in history from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and later her M.A. at Arizona State University, and Ph.D. from Yale University in 1993. She is currently a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI.[1]



  • Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W. W. Norton. 2000. ISBN 978-0-393-32099-2. Susan Lee Johnson.
  • The Lesbian Issue: Essays from Signs (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985), co-edited with Estelle Freedman, Barbara Gelpi, and Kath Weston. ISBN 978-0-226-26151-5
  • Kevin Starr and Richard Orsi, eds. (2000). "'My own private life': Toward a History of Desire in Gold Rush California". Rooted in Barbarous Soil: People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-22496-4.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link)
  • “‘A memory sweet to soldiers’: The Significance of Gender in the History of the ‘American West,’” Western Historical Quarterly 24, no. 4 (1993). Reprinted in:
  • "The United States of Jessie Benton Fremont: Corresponding with the Nation", Reviews in American History, Volume 23, Number 2, June 1995
  • Vicki Ruíz, Ellen Carol DuBois, eds. (2000). ""Domestic" Live in the Diggings: The Southern Mines in the California Gold Rush". Unequal sisters: a multicultural reader in U.S. women's history. Routledge. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-415-92516-7. Susan Lee Johnson.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link)


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-10-31. Retrieved 2010-09-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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