Department of English

David Johnson

Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 224
Phone: 470-578-6208


Professor of English

Teaching at Kennesaw State 1999

Education: Ph.D., 1999, Purdue University

Specializations: Linguistics, English as a Second Language

Courses Regularly Taught: Introduction to Language and Linguistics History of the English Language Teaching ESL Writing

Most Recent or Most Important Publications: Johnson, D. (2010). Review of The Psychology of Second Language Acquisition. Zoltan Dornyei. TESOL Quarterly. Johnson, D. (2008). How myths about language affect education: What every teacher should know. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press Johnson, D. (2008). Review of American Dialects. Conference on college composition and communication, 59, 548-556. Johnson, D. and VanBrackle, L.(2012). Linguistic Discrimination in Writing Assessment: How Raters React to African American “Errors,” ESL Errorns, and Standard English Errors on a State-Mandated Writing Exam. Assessing Writing,17, 35-54.

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