Assistant Professor in the Coexistence and Conflict Program
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Peace, Coexistence and Conflict Studies; Conflict and Development, Negotiation and Mediation, International Law and International Organizations.
Dr. Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Slifka Program in Intecommunal Coexistence, and Advising Head for the COEX-SID Dual Degree program. Prior to his appointment in 2006, he was a senior program manager and legal advisor to Conflict Management Group and Mercy Corps in Cambridge MA. During that time he worked extensively as an international negotiation training consultant for governments, corporations and international organizations. He has worked in post apartheid South Africa, with Greek and Turkish Cypriots towards bi-communal capacity- building, with universities and political leaders in Northern and South Central Iraq to develop joint problem-solving skills and strategies. He has been an advisor to several UN Agencies such as WHO, FAO, UNCTAD, and the international food safety organization Codex Alimentarius. Prior to his international work, he was a Deputy District Attorney and Judge Pro Tem in Orange County California. He is a member of the California and American Bar Associations. He received a JD from Western State University in 1972, a Masters in International Law and Diplomacy (MALD) in 1993 from Tufts University, and a Ph.D. from Tufts University's Fletcher School in 2009.
Tufts University, Ph.D.
Western State University, J.D.
Tufts University, MALD
|HS||230f||Coexistence Research Methods|
|HS||240a||Dialogue and Mediation Skills|
|HS||250f||Intercultural Communication for Conflict and Development Practitioners|
|HS||257b||Conflict Resolution by Negotiation|
|HS||260f||Development, Aid, and Coexistence|
|HS||261f||Advanced Development, Aid, and Coexistence|
|HS||270a||The Future of Diversity Work|
|HS||277f||The Future of Diversity Work|