Rachel Johnson, MA

Predoctoral candidate, Graduate Program in Cognitive Science, University of Minnesota

Program support assistant, Brain Sciences Center, University of Minnesota

john4830@umn.edu

Education

BA - Linguistics, Russian, German; University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

MA - ESL; University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Publications

Johnson, R. (2012). Developing habits of mind for numeracy in a low-literacy classroom: A focus on attitudes. MinneWITESOL Journal, Journal 2012.

Posters

Johnson, R.A., James, L.M., Engdahl, B.E., Leuthold, A.C., Georgopoulos, A.P. (2017, November). Brain function in Gulf War Illness (GWI) and associated mental health comorbidities. Poster session presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Johnson, R.A., James, L.M., Engdahl, B.E., Leuthold, A.C., Georgopoulos, A.P. (2017, May). Brain function in Gulf War Illness (GWI) and associated mental health comorbidities. Poster session presented at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System Research Day, Minneapolis, MN.

Johnson, R.A., & James, L.M. (2017, April). Cognitive screening in veterans with pure and comorbid PTSD: a MoCA analysis. Poster session presented at the Center for Cognitive Sciences Spring Research Day, Minneapolis, MN.

Johnson, R., James L.M., Georgopoulos, A.P. (2016, November). Screening for Cognitive Dysfunction in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Poster session presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Johnson, R., James L.M., Georgopoulos, A.P. (2016, May). Screening for Cognitive Dysfunction in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Poster session presented at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System Research Day, Minneapolis, MN.

Presentations

Johnson, R. (2017) Impacts of PTSD on Learning: Prevalence, Behaviors and Strategies for Adult Classroom Success; Adult Basic Education Summer Institute, St Cloud, MN, August 17, 2017.

Johnson, R. (2011). Building Numeracy with Low-Literacy Learners; Low Education Second Language Literacy Acquisition Symposium (LESLLA); Minneapolis, MN, September 2011.

Johnson, R., Spandl, S. (2014). Trauma Informed Care: Empowering Students to Excel by Meeting Their Needs Holistically, ABE Summer Institute, St. Cloud, MN, August 21, 2014.

Johnson, R., Spandl, S. (2015). Trauma Informed Care: Empowering Students to Excel by Meeting Their Needs Holistically, MnAHEAD/MnSCU Spring Disability Coordinator's Conference, North Hennepin Community College, MN, April 16, 2015.

Invited Talks

Trauma and Learning: Physical and Behavioral Impact and Strategies for Classroom Success; Language and Literacy Institute, Minnetonka, MN, January 25, 2018.

Trauma and Learning: Brain mechanisms, their impact and strategies to mitigate them; TESOL, Chicago, IL, March 28, 2018.

Trauma and Learning: Brain mechanisms, their impact and strategies to mitigate them; English Learners in the Mainstream, St. Paul, MN, April 25 and May 2, 2018.


 

 
Updated July 3, 2018