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Dr. Warren Johnson

Associate Professor of French


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • A.M., University of Michigan
  • B.A., University of Iowa

Teaching Specialties

  • Survey of French Literature I, II
  • Contemporary France
  • Special Topics (French)

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth-century French novel and short story, especially Naturalism and the fin-de-siècle
  • The comic
  • The Quebec novel
  • French film


Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan. His work focuses on the comic short story in late nineteenth-century France and on representations of economic relations. He has published over twenty articles on Zola, Balzac, Musset, Mérimée, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Malot, and other writers.

He has a great passion for silent film and classical music, particularly the work of the Finnish composer Sibelius.

Warren Johnson

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2103
F: (870) 972-3927


Building: HSS
Room: 3058