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consultant , finance educator

Michael Pennington Johson, American finance educator, consultant. Fellow, United States Department Housing and Urban Development, 2001-2003; grantee, National Science Foundation, since 2002; scholar, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1982-1987.


Johson, Michael Pennington was born on February 24, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Michael Pennington Johnson and Ruth Susan Motley.


Bachelor of Science, Morehouse College, 1987. Master of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987. Master of Science, University California, Berkley, California, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1997.


Teaching and research assistant University California, Berkeley, 1990. Associate Cleveland Consulting Associates, Mayfield Heights, Ohio, 1990—1993. Intern Anderson Consulting, Chicago, 1993—1995.

Teaching assistant Northwestern University, Evanston, 1995—1996. Intern Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1996. Consultant Strategic Systems International, Evanston, 1996—1997.

Associate professor Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, since 1997. Researcher Joint Center Poverty Research, 1999—2003. President, vice president location analysis section Informs, Hanover, Maryland, 2000—2005.

Member alumni review board Department Information Management Systems Northwestern University, Evanston, since 2004. Consultant in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Highland Park Community Development Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1999—2005. Director Highland Park Community Plan, 2002—2004. Member of Association Public Policy Analysis in Management, Institute Operations and Research Management Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Jazz, reading.


Married Karen Marie Sampson, June 8, 1991. Children: Langston, Devon.

Michael Pennington Johnson

Ruth Susan Motley

Karen Marie Sampson

Langston Johson

Devon Johson