Susan Johnson, M.A.

CORE Professor, History Professor

(602) 489-5300
[email protected]


M.A., Pace University
M.Ed., University of Phoenix
B.S., Biola University


Susan Weaver Johnson, an Assistant Professor at Arizona Christian University’s School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, specializes in American History. Her wide-ranging experience in education spans more than 35 years. A member of several historical societies such as the Arizona Council for History Education, Conference on Faith and History, and the Daughters of the American Revolution, Professor Johnson is passionate about historical teaching and research. Devoting part of each summer to touring and researching at historical sites, she participates in various on-site programs such as the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College and the Library of Congress Teacher Institute – Teaching with Primary Sources.


The impact of the Civil War on the enormous growth of new voluntary associations in the late 19th and early 20th century (Fall 2017).

The impact of the Civil War on the citizens lives in the Shenandoah Valley, comparing Augusta Co., Virginia with Franklin Co., Pennsylvania (Spring 2019). 

Beta-test site of new digitally-born e-text, The American War (Gallagher and Waugh), with ACU Civil War class (Spring 2015).

Lincoln’s Speech at the Great Central Sanitary Fair (June 16, 1864) Lincoln’s Writings: The Multi-Media Edition. House Divided Project, Dickinson College, (November 2013).


Keynote speaker for the Williams Veterans Day Centennial (WWI) Banquet. November 11, 2018  Williams, Arizona.


Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Arizona Christian University 2014
Professor of the Year – ACU Football Program, 2016.