About SSEA

SSEA Leadership

SSEA Appointed Committees:
Communications Committee 
Sara Johnson (co-chair), Tufts University


Sara K. Johnson, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor in the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University (http://ase.tufts.edu/iaryd/about.htm). She earned her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies (with a certificate in Quantitative Research Methods) in 2012 from the University of Connecticut. Her substantive research interests concern the interplay between identity development and civic engagement during adolescence and the transition to adulthood, and she has methodological interests in mixed methods research designs and the application of mixture modeling techniques.