John D. Johnson joined the Law School as a Lubar Research Associate in April 2016. He has been a research member of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education since its inception in 2017; since April 2018 he has worked as a Research Fellow.
Prior to Marquette, Johnson earned a Bachelor's degree in History and Political Science from Western Illinois University and a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Johnson collaborates with Professor and Director of the Marquette Law School Poll Charles Franklin on all of the Law School's polling projects, with particular focuses on polling related to freshwater policy and public libraries. In addition, his research interests include population, employment, and income trends in the greater Milwaukee area. Examples of recent work are available here. Major ongoing projects include regularly updated monitoring of regional economic trends and an examination of neighborhood housing data.