Brett Johnson
Associate Professor of Sociology
Department: Community & Nonprofit Leadership, Sociology
Office:  Founders 109
P.O. Box:  6711
Phone:  (828) 689-1339

Brett Johnson (Ph.D. Sociology, University of Colorado) is an associate professor of sociology at Mars Hill University. His teaching focuses on social movements, inequalities, and 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 enhance their critical thinking, intellectual humility, empathy, and other civic skills. He coordinates the programs in Sociology and Community & Nonprofit Leadership (CNL) (with Deb Myers & Caroline Twiggs). Courses offered by Dr. Johnson include FYS 111, SOC 214: Social Inequality, SOC 218: Social Conflict, SOC 318: Social Movements, and CJ/SOC 220: Statistics for Social Sciences. He is also a catalyst for disc golf at MHU.