College of Education & Human Services

Lawrence J. Johnson Lawrence Johnson

Lawrence J. Johnson received his PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He specializes in behavioral problems and statistical analysis. Dr. Johnson has published extensively. Additionally, he served as the Principal Investigator or primary author of 200 grant proposals that have had an impact at the local state, and national levels. Dr. Johnson has been recognized by the International Council for Exceptional Children Division of Teacher Education for his contributions as president of the organization. He strives to enhance the excellence of teaching at the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services.


  • Ph.D, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1984 (Special Education; Dissertation: Factors that Influence Skill Acquisition of Practicum Students During a Field-Based Experience)
  • M.A, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981 (Special Education (with an emphasis in school counseling))
  • BS, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 1978 (Special Education (with an emphasis in behavioral disorders and learning disabilities))
  • If you would like more information about Lawrence Johnson please visit his bio page.