Billi Johnson

Billi J. Johnson



BA: Oberlin College Oberlin, Ohio, 1975 (English and American Literature)

MA: Miami University Oxford, Ohio, 1977 (American Literature Linguistics)

ABD: Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, 1990 (Theoretical Linguistics)

Research and Practice Interests

Afrofuturism, Africana Poetry

Positions and Work Experience

1980 -1990 Instructor, English Composition, African-American Lit. Introductory Linguistics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

1990 -To Present Professor, Professor of Africana Literature, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1989 -1992 Instructor, African American Literature Intro. To Linguistics, Wilmington College, Warren & Lebanon Correctional Institution , Lebanon, OH



Billi Johnson, Professor of Africana Studies; Robin Martin, Senior Vice Provost for Academic AffairsKay Kinoshita, Professor of Physics; Carolette Norwood, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies; Bridgette Peteet, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama, Assistant Professor of WGSS; Giao Tran, Associate Professor of Psychology, et al. (03-25-2013). "Women of Color Faculty" Roundtable .427 TUC. UC. Level:University


Billi Johnson (2013. ) Octavia Butler .Class visit. UC. Level:Department


A & S Senate (Executive Advisory Committee ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:College 2012 -2013

(A & S Senate ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2012 -2013

(RPT Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2012 -2013

(RPT Revision Committee ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2013 -To Present

(Curriculum Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2012 -To Present