Western Lecture Series: Jeremy M. Johnston, Ph.D.
February 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and the Dramatization of History
Jeremy M. Johnston, Ph.D., is the Tate Endowed Chair of Western History, the Goppert Curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum, and Managing Editor of the Papers of William F. Cody at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. Johnston recently earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. His dissertation considered the personal, professional, and public interactions between Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo Bill Cody. He attended the University of Wyoming where he received his BA in 1993 and his MA in 1995. He taught at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, for over fifteen years. His courses focused on Wyoming and Western history.
His writings have been published in Annals of Wyoming, Colorado Heritage, Points West, Readings of Wyoming History, The George Wright Forum, Yellowstone Science, and various regional newspapers. Jeremy is a past-president of the Wyoming State Historical Society. He has appeared in various Wyoming PBS documentaries, including Roy Barnes: Rocky Mountain Cowboy, and Wyoming Voices. He enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, and hunting — especially with his wife Amanda and his three children Jaxon, Sam, and Alexa. Please join us for Jeremy’s informative talk Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and the Dramatization of History.
This Lecture Series event kicks off our Spring Western Lecture Series and is Free with Admission to the Museum. Members of the Blackahawk Museum enjoy free admission to all Western Lecture events in addition to Automotive Speaker Series Events. Become a member today!