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Nina Johnson

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology and Black Studies

Nina Johnson

Nina Johnson is an expert in race, class, inequality, urban sociology, cultural sociology, neighborhoods, spatial inequality, prisons, urban public policy, and black studies. She is currently working on the book Talented Tenth of Black Bourgeoisie?: Black Educational Elites in the Twenty-First Century.

Johnson earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, M.A. in culture and communications from New York University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University. She is a member of the American Sociological Association, Association of Black Sociologists, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, Graterford Prison Think Tank, and the Eastern Sociological Society.

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