Sociology Graduate Students

Theresa Marie Johnson
  • Title
    • PhD Student
  • Division Graduate Studies Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Affiliations Feminist Studies Department, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, Office #129
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College

Research Interests

African Diaspora; Race and Ethnicity; Urban Sociology; Black Girlhood, Youth, and Education; Black Feminism

Biography, Education and Training

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in December 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish with a minor in International Relations.


My current project seeks to understand the process of racial identity formation in a transnational context. 


Honors, Awards and Grants

University of Californa Regent's Fellowship, Fall 2017


I have presented original work at the following conferences:

American Sociological Association, August 2018

Issues in Critical Investigation Biennial Symposium, "The Environment, the Anthropocene, and the African Diaspora." October 2018


I have presented workshops or served as a panelist at the following conferences:

AAUW National Conference of College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), June 2017

Pacific Sociological Association, March 2018

National Women's Studies Association, November 2018 

Teaching Interests

Past TA appointments include:

Winter 2018: Race and Law (SOCY128i)

Spring 2018: Contemporary Social Theory (SOCY105b)

Summer 2018: Evaluation/Evidence (SOCY3A)

Fall 2018: World Society (SOCY15)

Winter 2019: Issues and Problems in American Society (SOCY10)


GSR appointments include: 

Summer 2018: Middle School Breaktime Study, under the instruction of Dr. Rebecca London