Anna Johnson

Cohort

2018

Subfields

Cultural Sociology, International Development, Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements, Sociology of Religion

Profile

Anna Johnson (peace studies and sociology) received her B.A. in international affairs from George Washington University, where she was awarded the Norman H. Friend Prize for scholastic achievement and leadership potential from the Elliott School of International Affairs.

Anna has nearly six years of experience working with Palestinian and international development organizations in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Most recently, she worked for Mennonite Central Committee organizing learning tours to Palestine/Israel. She is interested in the growing phenomenon of peace and justice tours to the region, including the possibilities these tours hold for affecting social change as well as their effect on local communities.