Dr. Johnny Washington

Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



PhD, 1978, Stanford University


  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to African American Studies

Research and professional interests

Published books:

  • Existence is Evolution: Going Beyond the Darwinian Model, forthcoming
  • Evolution, History and Destiny: Letters to Alain Locke (1886-1954) and Others, 2003
  • A Journey into the Philosophy of Alain Locke, 1994
  • Alain Locke and Philosophy: A Quest for Cultural Pluralism, 1986

Awards and honors

  • Partners in Education Award, Southwest Missouri State University, 1994
  • Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1993
  • An Individual Making Personal and Academic Contribution Award, Florida Atlantic University, 1993
  • Martin Outstanding Teacher Award, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Mu Beta Chapter, 1986
  • Faculty Research Award, University of Tennessee, 1986
  • Summer Grant for College Teachers, Summer National Endowment for the Humanities, Atlanta University, 1979
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship for Minorities, Stanford University, 1972-76