Virginia Goulding Johnson, Ph.D joined the education faculty in 1993. Over the last twenty-five years, she has taught Teacher and Special Education courses as well as education-based courses in Faith-Justice, Service-Learning, Educational Policy, and Gender Studies.
Interested in pedagogy and policy implications for teachers and classrooms, Dr. Johnson analyzes the strengths/weaknesses of proposed federal laws or reform movements embraced as “what schools need.” She has experience as a classroom teacher, educational psychologist, teacher educator, social justice advocate and was twice awarded policy and leadership center studies fellow (PA, UPenn).
In addition to teaching, Dr. Johnson works with students in the summer scholars program interested in educational research. She is the past adviser to the Tau Omega chapter of Kappy Delta Pi, the education honor society, student PSEA and Hand in Hand.