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Gbemende Johnson
Assistant Professor of Government

Gbemende Johnson received her master’s degree and Ph.D. in political science from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Georgia State University. Her research interests are American institutions, judicial politics and executive branch politics. Johnson also has a strong secondary interest in political theory.  Her dissertation examined judicial decision-making on cases involving executive power and policy in the 50 States. Johnson’s work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science and she recently received a grant from Rutgers’ University Center on the American Governor to examine state supreme court deference to executive power. She is currently working on a project that explores the non-delegation doctrine in the states and a project that examines state implementation of portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. At Hamilton Johnson will be teaching courses on constitutional law, civil liberties, and the presidency.
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Contact Professor Johnson:

Phone 315-859-4446
Fax 315-859-4477
Email gxjohnso@hamilton.edu