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Lauri Johnson

associate professor
coordinator, professional school administrator program (psap) educational leadership and higher education department

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Room 205C
617.552.1039


MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

Watch a featured video of Dr. Johnson's new TC Record article on The Voice.

 

EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of Washington

EXPERTISE/INTERESTS
Culturally responsive leadership practices and preparation programs in national and international contexts; historical and contemporary studies of community activism in urban school reform, and successful leadership in high poverty schools.

HONORS/AWARDS/ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2014 - 2015 Fulbright Core Scholar - University of Nottingham Award (12 months -All disciplines)

2013 - 2016 Honorary Research Fellow, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Nottingham (by Faculty Election)

2008 AESA Critics Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association for Multicultural Policies in Canada and the United States (Joshee and Johnson, University of British Columbia Press, 2007)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (Since 2010)

Referred Articles

Fuller, C., & Johnson, L. (2014).  Tensions between Catholic identity and academic achievement at an urban Catholic high school.  The Journal of Catholic Education, 17(2), 95 - 104. Available at digitalcommons.lmu.edu

Johnson, L. (2013). Segregation or "thinking Black"?  Community activism and the development of Black-focused schools in Toronto and London, 1968 - 2008.  Teachers College Record, 115(11).

Johnson, L., & Campbell-Stephens, R.  (2013). Developing the next generation of Black and Global Majority leaders for London schools. Journal  of Educational Administration, 51(1), 24-39.

Johnson, L., & Sillman, K.  (2012).  When the leader leaves:  Sustaining success at Romero High School.  Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 15(3), 47 - 55.

Johnson, L., & Campbell-Stephens, R.  (2010).  Investing in Diversity in London schools:  Leadership preparation for Black and Global Majority educators.  Urban Education, 45(6), 840-870.

Daniel, B.-J., & Johnson, L.  (2010).  Conversations on the African Diaspora(s) and leadership: Introduction to the special issue.  Urban Education, 45(6), 767-776.

Referred Book Chapters

Johnson, L. & Fuller, C. (2014). "Culturally Responsive Leadership."  Oxford Bibliographies. New York: Oxford University Press. Available at: oxfordbibliographies.com

Johnson, L., & Campbell-Stephens, R.  (2013).  Beyond the colorblind perspective: Centering issues of race and culture in leadership preparation programs in Britain and the United States. In I. Bogotch & C. Shields (Eds.), International handbook of educational leadership and social [in]justice (pp. 1169-1185). Dordrecht:  Springer.

Jacobson, S., & Johnson, L.  (2011).  Successful leadership for improved student learning in high needs schools:  U.S. perspectives from the International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP). In T. Townsend & J. MacBeath (Eds.), International handbook of leadership for learning (pp. 553 - 569).  Dordrecht: Springer.

Moos, L., Skedsmo, G., Hoog, J., Olofsson, A., & Johnson, L.  (2011).  The hurricane of accountabilities?  Comparison of accountability comprehensions and practices.  In L. Moos, O. Johannson, and C. Day (Eds.), How school principals sustain success over time:  International perspectives (pp. 199 - 222).  Dordrecht:  Springer.

Jacobson, S., Johnson, L., & Ylimaki, R. (2011).  Sustaining school success:  A case for governance change.  In L. Moos, O. Johannson, and C. Day (Eds.), How school principals sustain success over time:  International perspectives (pp. 109 - 125).  Dordrecht:  Springer.

Johnson, L. Moller, J., Otteson, E., Pashiardis, P., Savvides, V., & Vedoy, G.  (2011).  Leadership preparation for culturally diverse schools in Cyprus, Norway, and the United States.  In R. Ylimaki & S. Jacobson (Eds.), US and cross-national policies, practices and preparation:  Implications for successful instructional leadership, organizational learning, and culturally responsive practices  (pp. 153 - 177).  Dordrecht:  Springer.

Johnson, L., Moller, J., Pashiardis, P., Savvides, V. & Vedoy, G.  (2011).  Culturally responsive practices.  In R. Ylimaki & S. Jacobson (Eds.), US and cross-national policies, practices and preparation:  Implications for successful instructional leadership, organizational learning, and culturally responsive practices (pp. 75 - 101).  Dordrecht:  Springer.

Johnson, L., Carter, J., & Finn, M.  (2011).  Parent empowerment through organizing for collective action.  In C. Hands & L. Hubbard (Eds.), Including families and communities in urban education (pp. 69 - 95).  Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Encyclopedia Essays, Book Reviews

Johnson, L. (2012).  Culturally responsive leadership.  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education (pp. 546 - 549).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Johnson, L. (2012).  Cultural content.  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education (pp. 511).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Johnson, L. (2012).  Ethnic and cultural diversity, historical perspectives.  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of diversity in education (pp. 822 - 825).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Johnson, L.  (2010).  Multicultural education.  In K. Lomotey (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of African American education (pp. 464 – 468).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

Johnson, L., Luciak, M., & Van Driel, B. (2010).  [Essay review of the book The Routledge international companion to multicultural education, by J. A. Banks].  Race, Ethnicity, and Education, 13(4), 549 - 561.

 

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