Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Religious Studies (Ph.D. 2003, University of Chicago). He teaches in the areas of indigenous traditions, method and theory in the study of religion, and religion and law. Professor Johnson’s research focuses on contemporary Native American and Native Hawaiian religious life, particularly in legal and political contexts. Repatriation issues (e.g., NAGPRA) are at the center of his current research. His recent publications include Sacred Claims: Repatriation and Living Tradition, “Social Lives of the Dead: Contestations and Continuities in Native Hawaiian Repatriation Contexts,” and “Apache Revelation: Making Religion in the Legal Sphere.”