Johnson’s research focuses on women’s political, economic, and cultural representation, with a particular focus on women of color. She has worked with the North Carolina Budget & Tax Center to explore ways to support the long-term unemployed, and with the Institute for Southern Studies and North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections on judicial campaign finance.
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Demonstrates how economically-vulnerable Black and Hispanic women suffered large employment losses during and after the Great Recession, and now face limited employment opportunities, higher poverty rates, and negative health outcomes.