Position: Associate Professor
Department: Educational Administration and Higher Education
Education: Ph.D. in multicultural education, University of Washington
Lauri Johnson's research examines how white educators conceptualize race and how school district policies promote educational equity. She also focuses on historical and contemporary studies of community activism in urban school reform and culturally responsive leadership in international contexts. She has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and three books: Dealing With Diversity Through Multicultural Fiction: Library-Classroom Partnerships (1993), Urban Education With an Attitude (2005), and
Multicultural Policies in Canada and the United States (2007), which won the 2008 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award.