Glenn Johnson, Ph.D.
Glenn S. Johnson, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Urban Planning and Environmental Policy Department at the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. Prior to this position he was a research associate in the Environmental Justice Resource Center and associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Clark Atlanta University.
Professor Johnson has served as principal investigator and directed numerous research activities including transportation racism, urban sprawl, smart growth, public involvement, facility siting, toxics, Emergency Response and Community Preparedness, and regional equity. He is co-editor of the following books: Just Transportation: Dismantling Race and Class Barriers to Mobility (New Society Publishers 1997), Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in Atlanta (Island Press 2000), Highway Robbery: Transportation Racism and: New Routes to Equity (South End Press 2004), and Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States: Building Environmentally Just, Sustainable, and Livable Communities (American Public Health Association 2011).