Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Program Director, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
Dr. Drew Johnson is an innovative, strategic thinker relative to institutional transformation in higher education. He has an extensive background in developing and implementing special programs for at-risk and special needs students, particularly within racially and ethnically diverse populations. He offers critical insight into some of the most challenging problems facing higher education, offering data-driven solutions while also serving as an adjunct faculty member.
Johnson is currently director of the TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, which is intended to prepare undergraduate students for Ph.D. studies by involving them in research and other academic pursuits. He is a 2008 graduate of NCCU, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. In 2017, he obtained his Master of Arts degree in higher education from Lincoln University. Johnson obtained his Ph.D. in urban higher education from Jackson State University.
Dr. Johnson was a former student-athlete on the men’s basketball team at NCCU and a member of the Alpha Kappa chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Andria Johnson, and his two boys, Daniel and Avery Johnson.