Faculty Directory

Lauri Johnson

Associate Professor


ELHE Educational Leadership & Higher Education


  • 2020-present Fulbright Scholar Selection Committee, US/UK Fulbright Commission, London, UK 
  • 2020 David G. Imig Distinguished Service Award, Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 
  • 2017 – 2020 National Review Panel, Fulbright US Scholar Program (Education-Europe, Comparative Education and Multicultural Education). Washington, DC. 
  • 2019 - 2025 Honorary Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK (by faculty election) 
  • 2018 Best Paper Award, BELMAS (British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society) for “The Lives and Identities of UK Black and South Asian Headteachers: Metaphors of Leadership.” 
  • 2015 – 2023 Co-Convenor, WERA International Research Network on “Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates.” World Educational Research Association (WERA) 
  • 2015 - 2017 Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Western University, London, Ontario (by faculty election) 
  • 2008 AESA Critics Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association (with Reva Joshee) for "Multicultural Education Policies in Canada and the United States" 
  • 2008 Visiting Fellow, Centre for Rights, Equalities, and Social Justice, Institute of Education, University of London (by faculty election) 
  • 2005 Visiting Scholar, Centre for Leadership and Diversity, Theory and Policy Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto