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2021 Faculty Election

Erica Johnson

Running for: Division 4. Social Sciences: Faculty Council, Nontenured
  • Teaching Associate Professor
  • Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Appointed: 2010
  • Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 2009
UNC Service

In addition to my teaching role in Global Studies, I serve as the Director of Graduate Studies for the Global Studies MA program, which, since arriving at UNC, I helped to propose, create, and launch in 2014. I am currently serving in a second term on the Graduate School Administrative Board, and I serve on the Advisory Board for the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies since 2015. I also serve on the Advisory Board for the newly launched Certificate in Social Innovation, and I have served on the Fulbright Fellowship Campus Review Committee every year since 2017.

Candidate Statement

I am running for a Faculty Council position because of my belief in, and respect for, faculty governance. My work in the Curriculum in Global Studies involves interdisciplinary cooperation, and I am an excited to apply the skills I have learned in cross-disciplinary problem solving to campus-wide discussions and strategy. In my work, I am committed to fair evaluation of facts, team work, and consistent follow through. I will bring these traits to the Faculty Council in service of the University and faculty community.

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