Cathryn Johnson

Cathryn Johnson

Graduate Student

Education

B.A., International Studies and French, Whitworth University
M.Sc, in Development Studies, University of London School of Oriental and African Studies

About Cathryn Johnson

Cathyrn E. Johnson is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science. Prior to beginning her studies at IU, Cathryn worked for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs where she supported programs to strengthen political participation and democratic institutions in West Africa. Cathryns research interests are rooted in the democratization process. Specifically, she is interested in how formal and informal institutions influence citizen engagement in democratic processes and shape the outcomes of policies to improve citizen welfare. Cathryn earned an M.Sc in Development Studies from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies and a B.A. in International Studies and French from Whitworth University.