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Biosketch of David A. Johnson
David A. Johnson, AICP, is Professor Emeritus of Planning at the University of
Knoxville where he served for 16 years. He was also an adjunct
faculty member in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
in and directed planning departments at Syracuse University and Ball
State University. Prof. Johnson received bachelors and masters degrees in
city planning from Yale University and a PhD in regional planning from
University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in India, Thailand, the
Union, and Cyprus. He is a past President of the Fulbright Association of the United
States and has directed educational projects in Amazonas, Brazil and Coimbra,
Prof. Johnson also has served as a professional planner on the staffs of
the Washington National Capital Planning Commission and the Regional Plan
Association of New York. His published writings have focused on planning theory and
history and most recently have examined planning activities of the Tennessee
Valley Authority and the development of the New York Metropolitan Region. He has
served on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Planning Association and
author of Planning the Great Metropolis, Chapman & Hall, 1996. Dr.
active in international distance education and is an advisor to the Global
University. He was a member of the planning design team for Tennessee's
Bicentennial Mall at the State Capitol in Nashville, dedicated in June 1996. In 2002 he served as senior faculty member with the International Honors Program on Global Cities in India, South Africa and Brazil. The Program is affiliated with Boston University.