Tammy Johnson, Ed.D.

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Exec. Dir. of Doctoral Prgms. & Asst. Professor of Leadership Studies, Marshall University

Tammy Johnson, Ed.D., serves as Executive Director of Doctoral Programs and Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies in the College of Education and Professional Development at Marshall University. Prior to this appointment, she served as AVP of Enrollment and Dean of Admissions at Marshall, with oversight of UG, graduate, and international admissions, as well as immigration, international student services, and student financial aid. Dr. Johnson has served as an AACRAO caucus Co-Chair, taskforce member, and has twice served as chair of the national AACRAO Admissions Policies and Practices Committee. She has presented at many state, regional, and national conferences, including AACRAO, WVACRAO, NAFSA, NASPA, WVASPA, SRCEA, ICEF, MUIPED, and AESA. Her areas of research interest include higher education administration and leadership, as well as issues broadly related to equity and access for historically underserved and/or marginalized populations. Dr. Johnson’s previously published work appears in The Chronicle of Higher Education, AACRAO SEM Quarterly, College & University Journal, NASPA and AACRAO-sponsored books and, most recently, in NACAC’s Fundamentals of College Admission Counseling textbook (2024). She holds earned degrees from The University of Charleston (B.S.), Texas Woman’s University (M.Ed.), and Marshall University (Ed.D.).