Cathryn Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and a Ph.D. Minor in African Studies. Cathryn was the 2018 recipient of the Carlton T. Hodge Prize in African Studies, awarded to her for her commitment to African Studies. Cathryn has been a frequent participant in African Studies activities throughout her time at IU. She has presented lectures for courses, shared her research at the ASP's Friday Colloquium, and served as an assistant to the Managing Editor of Africa Today. She fostered a sense of community, offered advice and support to fellow students, and volunteered when she saw a need.
Graduate Student, Political Science