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About Glenn S Johnson

Glenn S. Johnson is the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. Prior to this position he was a research associate in the Environmental Justice Resource Center and associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Clark Atlanta University. He coordinated several major research activities including transportation racism, urban sprawl, smart growth, public involvement, facility siting, toxics, Emergency Response and Community Preparedness, and regional equity.
His research can be found in Humanity and Society, Georgia State University Law Review, The Western Journal of Black Studies, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Human Rights Magazine ABA Section on Individual Rights, The Journal of Social Issues, Journal of Planning Association, Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, and Race,
Gender, and Class. He is co-editor of the following books: Just Transportation: Dismantling Race and Class Barriers to Mobility (New Society Publishers 1997), Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in Atlanta (Island Press 2000), Highway
Robbery: Transportation Racism and: New Routes to Equity (South End Press 2004), Environmental Justice Reader: Addressing the History, Issues, Policy and Change (Linus Publications 2011) and Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States: Building Environmentally Just, Sustainable, and Livable Communities (American Public Health Association 2011). Johnson received his B.A. degree (1987), M.A. degree (1991), and Ph.D. degree (1996) in sociology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Positions

Present Interim Director, Mickey Leland Center for Environment, Justice, & Sustainability, Texas Southern University
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Present Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies, Texas Southern University
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SPA/COLABS BLDG SUITE 415C
Email: johnsongs@tsu.edu
Phone: 713-313-4845

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