Dr. Jarrel T. Johnson

Assistant Professor of Higher Education  

University of Utah 


Welcome! Thank you for visiting my website. I am Dr. Jarrel T. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. I invite you to explore and engage with my research, teaching, resources, and research group materials. If you are interested in meeting with me and/or inviting me to speak or consult at your organization, please feel to contact me. Visit the contact me section of this website to access my contact information. 

I possess the ability to teach a wide range of higher education and student affairs curriculum to include, but not limited to: 1) student affairs administration, 2) college student development, 3) college student retention, 4) higher education organizational change and leadership, 5) special topics: minority serving institutions, and 6) comtemporary diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in higher education. 

Additionally, I have expertise in racialized understandings of gender and sexuality. Thus, I am equipped to teach courses on Black queer/quare studies, feminisms, and other gender studies topics. For a list of courses that I have previously taught and currently teach, please visit the teaching section of this website. 

Research to pratice materials

Black LGBTQIA+ Student Success at HBCUs

Please click here for a PDF copy of the presentation. 

If you would like to further discuss this topic with me, please feel free to contact me using the contact information provided in the presentation. 

Supervised by Dr. Johnson, the Johnson Research Collective for Transformational Education (JRCTE) is focused on conducting transformative and community-engaged research on emerging issues within educational settings. The goal of these research projects is to drive future research and theory as well as assist educational institutions with developing and implementing inclusive and equitable practices and policies. Please visit the JRGTE section of this website to learn more about the research group and its members.