Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy


Miranda B. Johnson

Miranda B. Johnson

Miranda Johnson is a faculty member at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and the associate director of Loyola’s Education Law and Policy Institute.  She teaches experiential learning classes in education law and supervises law students in the representation of parents and students in school discipline and special education cases.  She has also presented in various settings on prevention-oriented approaches to school discipline and organized training programs on school discipline for school administrators. 

Professor Johnson holds a JD from New York University School of Law and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.  After graduating from law school, she clerked for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross, United States District Judge of the Eastern District of New York.  She then worked as a staff attorney at Advocates for Children of New York, an organization promoting access to better educational services for New York City school children.  Before law school, she taught social studies at a residential high school in Colorado and conducted research in Tanzania as a Fulbright Scholar.