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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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Faculty & Research Centers

Sandy Johnson, Associate Dean - Undergraduate Program

Josef Korbel School of International Studies Lecturer Sandy JohnsonEmail: sandy.johnson@du.edu

Phone: 303-871-6031

Office: 101C Ben M. Cherrington Hall
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
University of Denver
2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208

Education

  • PhD, Tulane University
  • MA, Tulane University
  • BA, University of Southern California

Research and Expertise

Social vulnerability; interaction between environment, policy and health; socio-economic development and health; environment, development and conflict; Latin American development (specialization in Caribbean basin); development and infectious disease; tourism and well-being; conflict and health; integration of GIS and remote sensing for health care planning.

Professional Profile

  • Associate Dean - Undergraduate Program, Josef Korbel School of International Studies (2013-present); Lecturer and Director, B.A. Program in International Studies (2007-2013)
  • Visiting Scientist, Institute for the Study of Society and Environment, National Center for Atmospheric Research (2005-2007)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2005-2006)
  • Research Associate, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University (2003-2006)
  • National Institute of Health Post-doctoral Fellow, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2004-2005)

Recent Publications

Johnson, S. (2011). Challenges in health and development: From global to community perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer.

Courses

  • INTS 4335: Health and Development
  • INTS 4353: Sustainable Development and Environment
  • INTS 4332: Data Analysis for Development
  • INTS 4423: Health Data for Decision-Making
  • INTS 3701: Comparative Health Care Policy
  • INTS 3705: Global Environment
  • INTS 2975: 21st Century Global Governance