Edric Johnson, PhD is a graduate of the doctoral program in Integrated Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. At The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, he primarily teaches courses in social studies and drama methods in education. Edric began studying drama education at The University of Wisconsin-Madison when he worked as a 6th grade social studies and language arts teacher in the Verona Area School District. As an actor, he performs for various theatre companies in Madison.
Professor Johnson’s scholarship demonstrates that socal studies and drama have a strong alliance as students explore areas such as history, economics, geography, and democracy. He has published articles in journals such as The Social Studies, Social Studies and the Young Learner, Southern Social Studies Journal, Social Studies Research and Practice, and for the American Alliance for Theatre and Education. He also published work in Qualitative Inquiry, Curriculum and Teaching, and various book chapters.