Robert J. Johnson, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY

Merrick Building, Room 122J
rjohnson@miami.edu
(305) 284-4973

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                   Last Updated On: December 2017


EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., University of Utah, 1983

  • B.A., St. Olaf College, 1976


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Medical Sociology, Mental Health, Life Course, Aging, Deviance, LGBTQ Studies


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • SOC 381 Aging in Society

  • SOC 335 LGBTQ Communities

  • SOC 302 Social Psychology

  • SOC 691 Health Diversity and the Life Course

  • SOC 612 Introduction to Structural Equation Models


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Hall, Brian J., Stevan E. Hobfoll, Daphna Canetti-Nisim, Robert J. Johnson and Sandro Galea. 2009. “The Defensive Nature of Benefit Finding During Ongoing Terrorism: An Examination of a National Sample of Israeli Jews.” Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 28(8):993-1021.

    Johnson, Robert J., Daphna Canetti-Nisim, Patrick A. Palmieri, Sandro Galea, Joseph Varley, and Stevan E. Hobfoll. 2009. “A Prospective Study of Risk and Resilience Factors Associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Depression Symptoms among Jews and Arabs Exposed to Repeated Acts of Terrorism in Israel.” Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy 1(4): 291-311.

    Johnson, Robert J. and Stevan E. Hobfoll. 2010. “Mental Health and Terrorism.” Pp. 384-406 in Teresa L. Scheid and Tony N. Brown (Eds. A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health. Cambridge University Press: New York.

  • Pascoe, Anita, Terrence D. Hill, Krysia Mossakowski and Robert J. Johnson. 2015. "Religious Involvement and Perceptions of Control: Evidence from the Miami-Dade Health Survey."  Journal of Religion and Health DOI 10.1007/S10943-015-0081-y SpringerLink Online First ISSN: 1573-6571

  • Sayed, Bisma and Robert J. Johnson.  2014.  "Stress and Terrorism"  William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella R. Quah (Eds.)  The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    Johnson, Robert J., R. Jay Turner and Bruce G. Link (Eds.).  2014.  "Introduction."  In Robert J. Johnson, R. Jay Turner and Bruce G. Link (Eds.).  Sociology of Mental Health: Selected Topics from 40 years 1970s - 2010s. Springer.

SELECTED RECENT FUNDED RESEARCH
  • Assessment Team Leader, (2008-2013). ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) Award. SEEDS at the University of Miami, NSF Award No. 0820128 (Kathryn Tosney, PI)

  • Co-Investigator (2006-2010) Subcontract on "Terrorism and Traumatic Respnding: Exposure and Resiliency Factors."  Principle Investigator Stevan Hobfoll (1 R01 MH073687-01A2, sub-award number #C0400385).

EDITORIAL BOARDS
  • Associate Editor, Society and Mental Health, 2014-2016