Owen V. Johnson, PhD

Most recent title: Associate Professor Emeritus

Company: Indiana University

Location: Bloomington, IN United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Honoree, Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International (2017)
  • Recipient, Stanley B. Winters Award, Czechoslovak Studies Association (2015)
  • Recipient, Summer Research Fellowships, School of Journalism, Indiana University (2002-2003)
  • Featured Listee, Directory of American Scholars (2002)
  • Recipient, Mellon Summer Research Fellowships (1984, 1987, 1996)
  • Recipient, Summer Research Fellowship, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University (1984, 1987, 1996)
  • Recipient, Travel Grant, Charter 77 Foundation (1990)
  • Grantee, National Council of Soviet and East European Research (1988-1990)
  • Recipient, Stanley Pech Award, Czechoslovak History Conference (1987-1988)
  • Recipient, Overseas Conference Fund Grant, Indiana University (1984)
  • Recipient, Course Planning Grant, Indiana University (1983)
  • Recipient, Research Leave Supplement, Indiana University (1982)
  • Grantee, Office of International Programs, Russian and East European Institute, and School of Journalism Riley Fund, Indiana University (1980)
  • Recipient, Postdoctoral Grant, American Philosophical Society (1979)
  • Grantee, James & Helen Hovorka Foundation (1978)
  • Recipient, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Grant (1973-1974)
  • Recipient, Rackham Prize, University of Michigan (1971-1972)
  • Recipient, Fellowship, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Michigan, (1970-1971)
  • Recipient, History Department Fellowship, University of Michigan (1970-1971)
  • Recipient, Danforth Teaching Fellowship (1970)
  • Recipient, Ernest O. Holland Study Abroad Scholarship, Washington State University (1967)
  • Recipient, Sigma Delta Chi Excellence in Journalism Award, State of Washington (1966)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (1994-2013)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education (2005, 2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Midwest (1989, 2000-2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America (1992)


  • Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of Michigan
  • Certified in Russian and Eastern European Studies, University of Michigan
  • Master of Arts in History, University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Washington State University, With Distinction

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