Monica Johnson is assistant vice president for diversity education and cross-cultural engagement at Indiana University. Throughout her career, she has been active nationally in issues dealing with access and success in higher education.
Johnson has presented nationally and internationally on various topics associated with intersectional identity, inequality, and injustice. She has been a featured speaker for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), The College Board, the ACT, The Center for Leadership Development, the Indiana Black Expo (IBE), University of Western Cape (Cape Town, South Africa), National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE), TED, and National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE). She is the immediate past chair of the National Advisory Council for NCORE.
Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in African and Diaspora studies from Vanderbilt University, a master’s degree in higher education administration from Mississippi College, and a Ph.D. in higher education from Azusa Pacific University.