Leanor Johnson

Professor Emeritus
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Biography

Leanor Johnson is an Emeritus Professor of African and African American Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. Johnson's main research activities have been in Black family studies, cross-cultural sexuality, and work-family stress. In addition, she is an associate editor of the Journal of Family Relations, a consulting editor for the Journal of Sex Research, and a reviewer for several other journals.

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology, Purdue University
  • M.S. Sociology, Purdue University

Publications

  • Leanor Johnson, Michael Todd, Ganga Subramanian. Violence in Police Families: Work-Family Spillover. Journal of Family Violence (2005).
  • Johnson, Leanor Boulin, Staples, Robert. Black Families at the Crossroads: Challenges and Prospects. (2005).
  • Johnson, Leanor Boulin, Staples, Robert. Black Families at the Crossroads. (2004).
  • . . Psychological Perspectives (2002).
  • Johnson, Leanor Boulin (Author) . Burnout and Work-Family Violence Among Police: Gender Comparisons. Domestic Violence by Police Officers (2000).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
AFR 492 Honors Directed Study

Presentations

  • Johnson, Leanor. The Spirit of Black History Month. Speech given prior to an Address by Barry Black, Chaplain of the U.S. Senate, Camelback SDA Church (Feb 2005).
  • Johnson, Leanor. The Spirit of Black History Month. Camelback SDA Church (Feb 2004).
  • Johnson, Leanor. Brown Bag Book Discussion- Reparations, A discussion of Dr. Randall Robinson's book: The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks. Arizona State University West Campus Black History Month (Feb 2003).
  • Johnson, Leanor, Tein, Jen-Yun, Lunka, Michelle. Work and Family Emotional Display Rules, Job Burnout, and Police Family Well-being. Conference on Persons, Processes, and Places: Resarch on Families, Workplaces and Communities (Feb 2002).
  • Johnson, Leanor, Gershon, R, Wetendorf, D, M Esposito, N. Police Work-Family Stress and Domestic Violence: Reports from Researchers, Practitioners, and Administrators. National Council on Family Relationships Symposium (Nov 2001).

Service

  • Camelback SDA Church, Scottsdale, AZ, Speaker (2004 - Present)
  • National Council on Family Relations, Leadership Workshop & Institute Houston, Texas and Orlando, Florida, Co-founder (2000 - Present)
  • Journal of Family Relations, Editorial Board (1989 - 2010)
  • Tanzania Calculator Project. Tanzania, Africa. Sullivan Foundation, Washington D.C, Organizer (2008 - 2008)
  • Pacific Union College, Board of Trustees Regent (2003 - 2008)
  • Camelback SDA Church. Black History Tribute, Consultant/Contributor (2005 - 2007)
  • African American Advisory Council for the State of Arizona, Advisor (2004 - 2007)
  • Between Nurses Foundation, Board Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Between Nurses Foundation. Phoenix, Arizona, Board Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Camelback SDA Church, Scottsdale, AZ, Consultant/presenter (2006 - 2007)
  • Personnel Action Committee AAAS, 3rd Year Review Committee, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration Committee, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • National Council on Family Relations, Co-organizer and Facilitator (2005 - 2006)
  • African American Advisory Council to Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Arizona Department of Education, Member (2004 - 2006)
  • Journal of Family Relations, Associate Editor (1989 - 2006)
  • National Council on Family Relations, Leadership Institute Workshop (2006)
  • Personnel Action Committee AAAS, 5th Year promotion and tenure, Chair (2006 - 2006)
  • Pacific Union College, Member, Board of Trustees (2003 - 2006)
  • Takoma Adventist Academy Board, Member (2003 - 2006)
  • Thunderbird Adventist Academy Board, Member (2003 - 2006)
  • International Fellows Selection Committee, Panelist/Judge (2006 - 2006)
  • African American Advisory Council for the State of Arizona, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Leon Sullivan Summit/IFESH (International organization), Consultant (2006 - 2006)
  • NCFR Silent Auction: "AZ Lost Boys of Sudan Center", Co-Chair (2005 - 2005)
  • National Council on Family Relations, Co-Chair, Local Arrangements Committee (2004 - 2005)
  • Family-Life Summit Workshop, Moderator (2005 - 2005)
  • NCFR Special and Plenary Session Session, Presider/Announcer (2005 - 2005)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, Judge (2005 - 2005)
  • NCFR Tribute to Paul Glick, Co-Organizer (2005 - 2005)
  • Work-Life Summit Advisory Committee, Active Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Personnel Action Committee AAAS, 4th Year Review Committee, Chair (2005 - 2005)
  • Essay and Poster Contest, Judge (2004 - 2005)
  • Ms Magazine, Consultant (2005 - 2005)
  • A Wade Smith Lecture Series on Race Relations, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Committee for Introduction to Ethnic Studies Course, Co-founder & member (1998 - 2005)
  • Camelback SDA Church, Speaker (2005 - 2005)
  • Community Alliance for Black Student Support Advisory Board, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Employee Assistance Advisory Board, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • Martin Luther King Jr Advisory Board, Member (2003 - 2004)
  • ASU African and African American Studies Personnel Action Committee, Member (2004)
  • ASU African and African American StudiesBy-laws Committee, Member (2004)
  • ASU West Campus Black History Month Symposium, Discussant (2004)
  • Academic Affiars Committee, Board of Trustees, Pacific Union College, Member (2004)
  • Coordinating Committee: Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Co-founder and member (2004)
  • Faculty Women's Association Advisory Board, Member (2004)
  • Time Magazine, Consultant (2004)
  • This Magazine, Consultant (2004 - 2004)
  • Community Alliance for Black Student Support Advisory Board, Member (2001 - 2004)
  • Faculty Search Committee, African & African American Studies, Chair (2002 - 2003)
  • A. Wade Smith Memorial Lecture on Race, Member (2003)
  • ACES Advisory Board, Member (2003)
  • Black Caucus, Member (2003)
  • By-Laws Committee for AAS, Member (2003)
  • COBA Board member, Member (2003)
  • Search Committee for African American Studies, Chair (2003)
  • Honors College, Co-organizer (2002 - 2003)
  • Carver/Phoenix Unioin High School Museum/Cultural Center & Oral History Project, Coordinator (2002 - 2003)
  • African and African American Studies, Chair (2002 - 2003)
  • COBA - National Symposium, Symposium Co-Facilitator (2001 - 2002)
  • African Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, Board Member (1997 - 2002)
  • African American Faith Partnership with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Member (1996 - 2002)
  • The African American Faith Partnership with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Executive Board Member (1996 - 2002)
  • National Council on Family Relations- Election Council, Co-Chair (1999 - 2002)
  • National Council on Family Relations--Election Council, Co-Chair & Member (1999 - 2002)
  • Diversity Alliance, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • Leon Sullivan Summit/IFESH (International organization), Facilitator (2001 - 2002)
  • FBI Academy Advisory Board for Stress Issues, Expert Consultant (1998 - 2000)
  • FBI Academy Behavioral Science Unit, Quantico, VA, Advisory Board (1997 - 2000)