Sara Jo Johnson

Sara Jo Johnson

Sara Jo Johnson

  • B.A., journalism, Miami University
  • M.Des., design planning, IIT Institute of Design
  • M.A., graphic design, SCAD
First year at SCAD:

"Designer/writer Sharon Poggenpohl and her emphasis on explicit knowledge and design literacy, discourse and communities of practice."

Awards, recognition and honors

Gold Award, SCAD Graphic Design Secession Show


Emergent Structures board member

Previous Positions

Grant writing and graphic and Web design for various nonprofits and design studios in San Francisco; consultant for design strategist firm in Chicago

Courses Taught

  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research
  • IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research