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)

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

Research and Practice Interests

Afrofuturism, Africana Poetry



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