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Dr. Avon Hart-Johnson


Dr. Avon Hart-Johnson earned her MS in Forensic Psychology in 2011 and her PhD in Human Services in 2015. She studied the effects of incarcerated men on their partners and published her research in a book called African American Women with Incarcerated Mates: The Psychological and Social Impacts of Mass Imprisonment. She is the co-founder and president of DC Project Connect, a nonprofit in the greater Washington, DC, area, which provides women and families of incarcerated individuals with support and programming. Hart-Johnson is also a contributing faculty member at Walden and serves as the faculty liaison for the Alpha Chi chapter of the TUA Honor Society at the National Organization of Human Services.

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