Dawn Johnson

Dawn Johnson
Chair of Higher Education; Associate Professor
Curriculum Vitae: Dawn Johnson CV
Phone: 315.443.3130
Address: 350 Huntington Hall

Prior to her faculty position, Professor Johnson spent many years supporting students of color in higher education through her work in admissions and recruitment, multicultural affairs, academic advising, and living-learning communities. She teaches courses on college student development theory, principles and practices of student affairs administration, gender and race in higher education, and has taught undergraduate courses on diversity in education and community leadership.


  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, Counseling and Personnel Services, College Student Personnel Administration
  • M.Ed. Springfield College, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Personnel Administration
  • B.A. Bowdoin College, Anthropology


Johnson is an active member of the American College Personnel Association, serving on the directorate for the Commission for Professional Preparation, and recognized as an Emerging Scholar and awarded an Annuit Coeptis Award for Emerging Professionals.