About J. Luke Wood

Dr. Janue Johnson has a diverse teaching background with experience in K-12 and higher education settings. As a first-generation college student, her educational journey began with a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Phoenix, and a Ph. D. in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University. She is currently a tenured Associate Professor and oversees Professional Learning for the campus community as the Coordinator at the Learning Opportunities for Transformation (LOFT) at San Diego Mesa College. The LOFT is the College’s hub for Professional Learning. In her role, she oversees creating and coordinating professional learning centered and rooted in Equity-mindedness for faculty and campus employees. Her philosophy about learning, teaching, and pedagogy is influenced by the work of bell hooks, Laura Rendon, and Paulo Freire, to name a few.

She has three children; a daughter and two sons. They love going to the beach, movie night, and playing basketball.