Assistant Professor, Department of Educational StudiesFacultyMarc P. Johnston is an Assistant Professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program, Department of Education Studies at The Ohio State University. He completed his Ph.D. in Education (with an emphasis in Higher Education & Organizational Change) at UCLA where he worked with Dr. Jane Pizzolato investigating the roles of culture and context on Asian American college students’ development. Marc also did assessment and evaluation work as a Graduate Student Researcher for UCLA’s Office of Residential Life and was selected as a Graduate Fellow in UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics, which integrated his background in Human Biology (BS, Michigan State University) with Student Affairs Administration (MA, Michigan State University). Marc’s research interests center on unpacking the many meanings of “diversity” in higher education, with specific attention to the experiences of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and mixed race college students. Before returning to school to pursue the doctorate, he served as the Director of the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs center at the University of Arizona.