“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. ”




Dr. India R. Johnson is currently an Assistant Professor in Butler University's Department of Psychology. Prior to joining Butler University, Dr. Johnson was faculty in Elon University's Department of Psychology.


Dr. Johnson earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at The Ohio State University, with a minor in Quantitative Psychology. As an applied psychologist, Dr. Johnson's research focuses on issues relevant to stereotyping, prejudice, and persuasion. Across all her lines of research, Dr. Johnson strives to identify evidenced-based best practices and interventions to promote positive intergroup relations in a variety of environments. 

Dr. Johnson is also the founder and principal consultant at EVOLVE Diversity Consulting Services. As an educator and researcher, Dr. Johnson is passionate about translating research into best practices individuals, leaders, and businesses can adapt to support and sustain organizational environments inclusive of all identities. EVOLVE is dedicated to helping others support and cultivate diversity through the practice of inclusion. Dr. Johnson provides evidence-based interventions - grounded in social psychological research - tailored to best address a client's needs and goals relevant to diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Johnson resides in Indianapolis, IN with her husband, Ricky, and their four daughters, Anjanée, Lyric, Ryvar & Rylan. She is a proud Beyoncé-enthusiast, and enjoys DIY projects and spending time with her family. 



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Dr. Johnson's Research Lab?

Prospective students interested in joining the lab can send me an e-mail at irjohnso@butler.edu to learn more about my research lab and current research projects. 

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