Dr. Richard Greggory Johnson III, is a Tenured, Full Professor of Public Policy and Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Economics, Law and International Business, School of Management, University of San Francisco. Dr. Johnson's research centers on social equity within the fields of public policy, management, higher education and Human Resources Management. He has been teaching in higher education for almost twenty years and is widely published with several published books and over a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles.
Dr. Johnson is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He currently services as the Northern California District Director for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Inc. Dr. Johnson holds graduate degrees from Golden Gate University, DePaul University and Georgetown University.
Dr. Johnson has been a vegan for ten years and started his vegan journey after watching many of his friends and family pass away from diet related illnesses. In ways he serves as a vegan ambassador everywhere he goes, including work, social functions and fraternity functions. Dr. Johnson is also a committed human rights activist and animal rights activist as well.
One of Dr. Johnson's favorite hobbies is turning traditional meat dishes into vegan meals. He hopes to write a vegan cookbook focusing on such dishes in the next couple of years.
Dr. Johnson is a native of the Bronx, New York, but now makes his home in Sonoma County, 45 minutes north of the San Francisco Bay Area.