Faculty Profile for Dr. Marcus Wayne Johnson

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Dr. Marcus Wayne Johnson
Associate Professor — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 3030
phone: (512) 245-8762

Biography Section

Research Interests

Elementary Education; Social Studies; Early Childhood Education; African American Education; Teacher Education; Sociology of Education

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Johnson, M. W., & Thomas, III, D. J. (2022). ‘For a good [civic] purpose?’: Black immortal teachings of citizenship. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1177/17461979221137895
  • Johnson, M. W. (2022). “But there is a God”: Teaching Nat Turner in early childhood education. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy - Special Issue, 22(4), 459–480. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177/14687984221135464
  • Johnson, M. W. (2021). “Well, they do have a good point”: contextualising the Colin Kaepernick protest using counternarratives with U.S. elementary students. Education 3-13. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2021.2019815
  • Johnson, M. W. (2020). Serious with the wordplay: Battle rap as a critical literacy site and model. Journal of Culture and Values in Education, 3(2), 24–41. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.46303/jcve.2020.11
  • Johnson, M. W., & Nicol, M. (2020). Introducing curricular and pedagogical resuscitation (CPR): A Black approach to reviving the self and collective through social studies. Urban Education. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0042085920948948

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Champion for Black Student Success, Texas State University. May 2023
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award of Teaching Excellence, Presidential Awards Program. February 2023
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Exemplary Faculty Practice Award, Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State Alumni Association. May 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Award of Appreciation, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. – Austin Chapter. 2019

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
American Educational Research Association
August 1, 2022-Present
College of Education Council
July 2022-Present
Elementary Scope and Sequence Committee
August 2017-Present
Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males
August 2017-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Education, Citizenship and Social Justice