Dr. Johnson's Faculty Page

Dr. Laura Johnson

Olemiss Psych Department

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Phone: (662) 915-5185
Fax: (662) 915-5398
Room 201B Peabody Building
University, MS 38677

For the full curriculcum vitae, please click the link under Dr. Johnson's photograph!

Research Areas:

Cultural competence in clinical training and mental health programming

Psychosocial and cultural adjustment of refugees, immigrants and international students

Program evaluation and outcome research, particularly of community-based, preventive interventions for youth

Selected Publications:

Aponte, J. F. & Johnson, L. R. (2000). Impact of culture on the intervention and treatment of ethnic populations. In. J. F Aponte & J. Wohl (Eds.) Psychological interventions and cultural diversity (second edition) (pp 18-39). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Aponte, J. F. & Johnson, L. R. (2000). Ethnicity in supervision. In. J. F Aponte & J. Wohl (Eds.) Psychological interventions and cultural diversity (second edition) (pp. 268-285). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Selected Presentations:

Johnson, L.R. (2003). Practicing psychology in Uganda: lessons from the field. Guest lecture, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado.

Seymour, D., Riis, M. & Johnson, L. (2003). Issues in refugee mental health. Trainings conducted for CMH center administrators and clinicians, Denver, Colorado.

Johnson-Pynn, J. & Johnson, L. R. (2002). Helping children help primates: A look at two conservation education programs in East Africa. Invited symposium, International Primatological Society, Beijing, China.

Johnson, L.R. (2001). Why Cross-cultural psychiatry? The case of depression in Uganda. Invited address, Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University, Uganda.

Johnson, L. R., Albano, A. M., Aponte, J. F., & Carter, M. (1999). African Americans' beliefs about panic: The role of acculturation and racial identity. Poster presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Toronto, Canada.