Dr. Mary Johnson

Dr. Mary Johnson is the former Senior Historian at Facing History and Ourselves, and an Adjunct Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University in New Jersey.

Mary began her teaching career as a Peace Corps Volunteer Teacher in Northern Nigeria. She earned her Masters and Doctoral degrees from Washington University. Following graduate school, she taught Women’s Studies and European History at Washington University and Temple University and spent a year as a visiting fellow at the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women.

Between 1983 and 2020, she worked at Facing History and Ourselves, facilitating seminars and workshops, writing curricula and conducting research. Until recently, she was conducting research on sexual violence during the Holocaust and genocide and deepening understanding of the Nanjing Safety Zone and other examples of safety zones during atrocities.

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