Stephanie Johnson, Segal Fellow

Stephanie Johnson

2011 Brandeis Undergraduate Segal Fellow

Stephanie Johnson received her BA in politics from Brandeis University in May 2013. She also minored in legal studies and social justice and social policy. Stephanie hails from Brooklyn, N.Y., where she continues to volunteer at The Possibility Project, mentoring youth and organizing community service projects for at-risk teens.

On the Brandeis campus, Stephanie was a co-coordinator for the WATCH Housing Advocacy Clinic, a primarily student-run program that helps Waltham, Mass., residents learn about their rights as renters and find affordable housing. She also worked on an advocacy campaign designed to pass a DNA access law in Massachusetts. Stephanie received one of the selectively awarded MLK & Friends Scholarships at Brandeis University. During her last semester at Brandeis, she interned in the Office of Representative Jay Kaufman until she graduated and began working as Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Segal Founder Chris Murphy, and Deputy Chief of Staff at the Executive Office of Vincent Gray, Mayor of Washington, D.C.