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Alan Gerhard Johnson

Alan Gerhard Johnson, American English educator. T.L. Kellogg scholar, 1983, 84; Humanities graduate student research grantee University California, Riverside, 1994, 95; Writing fellow University California, Riverside, 1994-1995. Member Modern Language Association.


  • Johnson, Alan Gerhard was born on August 11, 1961 in Pune, India. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of Gerhard Tilman and Virginia Wehr Johnson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Southern Illinois University, 1984. Master of Arts in English, University Virginia, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University California, Riverside, 1998.


    • High School English teacher Schutz American School, Alexandria, Egypt, 1988-1989, St. Matthias High School, Huntington Park, California, 1989-1991. Teaching assistant in English University California, Riverside, 1992-1997, lecturer in English, 1997-1998. Assistant professor English Wharton (Texas) County Junior College, since 1998.


    • Co-editor journal The Globe, 1984. Contributor articles, poetry to professional publications.


    Member Modern Language Association.



    Writing, sketching, singing, travel, hiking.


    • Married Margaret Prasangi, January 5, 1989. Children: Nishant, Shirin, Roshin.
    • father: Gerhard Tilman
    • mother: Virginia Wehr Johnson
    • spouse: Margaret Prasangi
    • children: Nishant Johnson
    • Shirin Johnson
    • Roshin Johnson
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    Born August 11, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1984
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1988
      University Virginia
    • 1998
      University California
    • 1988 - 1989
      High School English teacher, Schutz American School
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1989 - 1991
      High School English teacher, Schutz American School
      Huntington Park, California, United States
    • 1992 - 1997
      teaching assistant, in English University California
      Riverside, New Jersey, United States
    • 1998
      assistant, professor English Wharton (Texas) County Junior College