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Juanita Johnson-Bailey

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2018 University Professor
Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor
Centennial Professor in Women's Studies
AAUW Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Awardee

Dr. Juanita Johnson-Bailey, 2018 University Professor, holds the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship and the Centennial Professorship in Women's Studies. She is professor for the Institute for Women’s Studies and the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy at The University of Georgia. Her book, Sistahs in College: Making a Way Out of No Way (Krieger Press, 2001), received the Phillip E. Frandson Award for Literature in Continuing Higher Education and the Sadie T. Mossell Alexander Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Black Women’s Studies. She is also the co-editor of Flat-Footed Truths: Telling Black Women’s Lives (Henry Holt, 1998), and the Handbook of Race in Adult Education (Jossey-Bass, 2010).

She was the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls.

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