My name is Patrick Johnson and I am currently a doctoral student at the University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

I come from nearly a decade of teaching high school journalism and English, and a decade of being an adjunct in journalism and media studies at Marquette University (where I received both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees).

I’m most passionate about student journalism and advocating for a stronger inclusion of them into the professional ranks. I am a fierce advocate of student press rights and a champion for the voiceless. I intend to continue my participation and thought-leadership in this area throughout my entire career. And I am a champion of DEIB initiatives and fighting for marginalized communities inside and outside of newsrooms and classrooms.

My research emerges from an interest in interrogating journalism (and media) as a moral institution. My identity as a scholar is highlighted in the video below; however, you can also view this file as a downloadable Keynote presentation by accessing my research page.

You are also able to download my current CV below.

Please select a link below to visit my ORCID page or my public Twitter account.