Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Writing and rhetoric: composition pedagogy, mindfulness meditation, writing centers, antiracist writing assessment, translingualism.

Selected Publications

Caravella, Elizabeth, and Sarah Johnson. “The Rebel Alliance: Analyzing Student Resistance in Digital Reflective Writing.” Computers and Composition, vol. 52, June 2019, pp. 79-90.

Johnson, Sarah. "Mindful Tutors, Embodied Writers: Positioning Mindfulness Meditation as a Writing Strategy to Optimize Cognitive Load and Potentialize Writing Center Tutors' Supportive Roles." Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, 2018, pp. 24-33. 

Johnson, Sarah. "What Hols Us in Place." The Worcester Review, winter 2018.

Johnson, Sarah. “Getting Away With It,” Third Place Poetry. “Nativity Scene,” “Dividing the Bubble Nebula,” and “Catastrophizing in Bed.” SCOPE Literary Journal vol. 24, 2017, pp. 31, 40, 48, 54. 

Johnson, Sarah. “Every Winged Thing.” F(r)Online, Mar. 2016.

Johnson, Sarah. “Man on Mars.” District Lit, Mar. 2016. 

Johnson, Sarah. “Marriage” and “Divorce with Stardust.” Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal, no. 5, 10 Dec. 2015, pp. 114. 

Johnson, Sarah. “Portrait with Dying Star.” Bird’s Thumb. 1 Oct. 2015.


BA, English, University of Missouri

MFA, Creative Writing, American University

Doctoral student, Writing and Rhetoric, George Mason University

Recent Presentations

"Retrospective Imagining: Writing with the Body" at Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, George Mason University, September 2017.