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Lauri Johnson

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


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Campion Hall
Room 205C
617.552.1039

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

Watch a featured video of Dr. Johnson's 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

2015 – 2018    Convenor, International Research Network on “Families, Schools, and Communities as Educational Advocates: Cross National Perspectives.” World Educational Research Association (WERA).

2015 - 2017     Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Western University, London, Ontario (by faculty election)

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 2011)

Special Journal Issue

Johnson, L., & Winton, S. (Eds.) (January, 2016). Families, educators, and communities as educational advocates: Cross-national perspectives.  [Special Issue]. Leadership and Policy in Schools.

Jacobson, S., & Johnson, L. (Eds.) (2013). Educational leadership development in international contexts. [Special Issue]. Journal of Educational Administration, 51(1).

Referred Articles

Johnson, L. (2016). Boundary spanners and advocacy leaders: Black educators and race equality work in Toronto and London, 1968 - 1995. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 15(1), 91 - 115.

Wilson, C., & Johnson, L. (2015). Black educational activism for community empowerment: International leadership perspectives.  International Journal of Multicultural Education, 17(1), 102 – 120. Available at: http://ijme-journal.org/index.php/ijme/issue/current

Johnson, L. (2014). Culturally responsive leadership for community empowerment. Multicultural Education Review, 6(2), 145 – 170.

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.

Referred Book Chapters

Johnson, L. (in press). Culturally responsive leadership for community empowerment. In Y.K. Cha, J. Gundara, S. H. Ham, & M. Lee (Eds.), Multicultural education in global perspectives: Policy and institutionalization. Dortrect: Springer.

Scanlan, M., & Johnson, L. (2015).  Inclusive leadership on the social frontiers: Family and community engagement. In G. Theoharis & M. Scanlan (Eds.), Leadership for increasingly diverse schools (pp. 162 – 185). New York:  Routledge.

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.

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