Brett Johnson
Associate Professor of Sociology
Department: Sociology
Office:  Founders 109
P.O. Box:  6711
Phone:  (828) 689-1339
  • B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1995
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2004

Brett Johnson (Ph.D. Sociology, University of Colorado) is an assistant professor of sociology at Mars Hill University. His teaching focuses on social movements, poverty, race relations, and social conflict. He is the co-author of The Better World Handbook (New Society Publishers, 2007), inspiring readers to integrate their deeply-help values into multiple aspects of their daily lives. He is committed to learner-centered teaching where students take an active role in their learning in order to build critical thinking, leadership and other civic skills. He is the advisor for “Above Hunger,” MHUs anti-hunger student group, and a leader of the MHU disc golf community. Courses offered by Dr. Johnson include Social Movements, Social Conflict, and Behavioral Science Statistics.