Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

The Josie R. Johnson award was established in honor of Dr. Josie R. Johnson, Regent Emeritus and former associate vice president at the University, in recognition of her lifelong contributions to human rights and social justice. The award is given each year to one University of Minnesota faculty or staff member and one student who exemplify Dr. Johnson’s standard of excellence in creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments. This award is managed under the Office for Multicultural and Academic Affairs.

Nomination guidelines and a list of past recipients are available here.