Leonard Johnson, Ph.D.

Leonard JohnsonProfessor of Education
Ferris State University

Dr. Johnson is a professor in the College of Education and Human Services and completed his doctorate in Cultural Foundations of Education at Kent State University in Ohio. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he served in a variety of administrative roles in student affairs for fifteen years. As a faculty member working in Teacher Education in Kentucky, Wisconsin and Michigan he has worked on major grants designed to develop programs in collaboration with Native American Community Colleges created to help their students achieve Teacher Certification.

Dr. Johnson is an avid reader and professional disc golfer. A closet introvert, he recharges his batteries by taking long walks with his dog, playing disc golf and designing disc golf courses. Players are known to curse him whenever they hit trees while playing courses he has designed at Northend Riverside Park, Newaygo State Park, and Big Bend Park.





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