I was born on the island of Jamaica, and moved to NY as a teenager. My research focuses on race and ethnicity in education, preparing effective urban teachers, the state of education globally for Black children, and culturally responsive teaching. My life experiences as an international citizen and goals to transform education globally has lead to my research field.
Ed.D.; MA; BA-History and Secondary Education
Mills College & Hofstra University
Zirkel, S., & Johnson, T. (in press). Mirror, mirror on the wall: A critical history of the Study of Black Racial Identity in Education. Educational Researcher.
Johnson, T. (in press). â€œI walk a bit bigger nowâ€: Lessons from students in an African-Centered after school program. Journal of Negro Education.
Johnson, T., Lawrence S. A., Hill, D. Caleb, A., Sieunarine, C., & Wallace, T. (accepted, 2016). One world, many voices: A comparative examination of curricular practices that impact student outcomes on standardized assessments. Book chapter in Intercultural Studies of Curriculum: Theory, Policy and Practice.
Johnson, T., & Crafton, J. (2016). â€œPuttingâ€¦celery stalks in the red waterâ€: Inquires & insights from a pre-service action project. International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education. 3 (1), 95-102.
Johnson, T. & Hoyte, K. (2014). Preparing urban teachers: Examining the challenges and successes of teacher candidates on their quest to becoming u
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