Katherine M. Johnson
Department of Geography & GIS
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 115
Greeley, Colorado 80639
Office: Candelaria Hall 2241
Phone: (970) 351-2160
Fax: (970) 351-2890
Office Hours: MW 11 am – 2 pm or by appointment
Dr. Johnson has a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University. Before going to Berkeley she worked as a transportation policy advisor for the Mayor of New York City. She also spent several years as a financial analyst for General Electric Capital Corporation. She is currently writing a book on the origins and development of the American highway system.
Johnson, K.M. (2009). “Captain Blake versus the Highwaymen: Or, How San Francisco won the Freeway Revolt.” Journal of Planning History 8 (1) pp. 47-74.
Johnson, K.M. and C.G. Schmidt (2009). “Room to Grow: Urban Ambitions and the Limits to Growth in Weld County, Colorado.” Urban Affairs Review, 44 (4).
Johnson, K.M. (2008). ‘‘The Glorified Municipality: State formation and the urban process in North America.” Political Geography, 27 (4) pp. 400-417
Johnson, K.M. (2006). “Sovereigns and subjects: a geopolitical history of metropolitan reform in the USA.” Environment and Planning A, 38 (1) pp. 149-168.