Faculty Directory

Jessica McCabe Johnson

Part-Time Faculty

Family Housing Hardship Program Director


Jessica K. M. Johnson, PhD, MPA, LCSW, studies poverty and homelessness prevention. She is currently coordinating a research-practice partnership between Boston College School of Social Work, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, FamilyAid Boston, and Boston Public Schools to evaluate the impact of an early family homelessness prevention intervention. She also has a longstanding interest in strategies to expand access to social security in rural parts of low-income countries.

Prior to teaching at the Boston College School of Social Work, Dr. Johnson taught at New York University and Boston University and worked at the New York City Department of Homeless Services. She tremendously enjoys teaching and working with students.