Anne M. Petty Johnson is the director of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming. She has been with the office since 2000. Anne is a Northern Illinois University alumnus where she earned a bachelor's degree in history with an emphasis on Southern Progressivism and a master's degree in Adult Continuing Education with an emphasis on volunteerism and gerontological education. She is a recipient of the 1998 Best Gender/Race Study at the Phi Alpha Theta, Northern Regional Conference, held at Wheaton College and a 1998 Northern Illinois University, Department of History Senior Capstone Paper for "Solving the South's 'Race Question' in Black and White: The Southern Sociological Congress and Southern Progressivism, 1911-1920," and received a Golden Key Award in 1997. Anne is also a contributing author in Report of the Fermilab Oral History Project (1998).
Anne is the faculty advisor for NIU's Prism student chapter, a NIU Ally volunteer, a 2012 recipient of an Ally Award, a faculty affiliate for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies program, and teaches a section of UNIV 101/201, University/Transfer Experience, every fall. Anne is a commissioner on the Presidential Commission on the Status of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and serves on the Personnel committee. She is a Supportive Professional Staff council member and serves on the Legislative and Workplace Issues committees. Her professional memberships includes the National Council for Social Studies, the Illinois Council for Social Studies, the Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Anne is also a member of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
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