Dr. Lyn Johnson holds a B.A. in
English from UC Santa Barbara, an M.A. in English from California
State University, Fresno, and a B.A. and Ph.D. in English from the
University of Oregon.
He has held teaching positions at the University of Illinois at Carbondale, at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, at Eastern New Mexico University in New Mexico, and, since 1989, at Fresno State.
He is the author of Mark Twain and the Limits of Power and of numerous papers on American literature, most recently focusing on the literature of the war in Vietnam. Since assuming duties at Fresno State in 1989, he has served as Freshman Composition Coordinator, Assistant Chair, Graduate Coordinator, UDWE Coordinator, and on various standing and ad hoc committees.
Dr. Lyn Johnson has been with the department since 1989.