Ingrid JohnsonPh.D.

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Associate Professor, Alaska Justice Information Center Associate Director
Justice Center
PSB 225D
By appointment only. Student should refer to the syllabus for specific advising days/times related to that course.


  • Ph.D. (Criminal Justice), Temple University, 2018


Ingrid Diane Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Justice Center. Raised in Delta Junction and Fairbanks in Interior Alaska, Dr. Johnson received her B.A. in Justice from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2010) and completed both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. The focus of much of Dr. Johnson’s research is on help-seeking among survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, and how formal and informal networks can improve those processes. She also has expertise in the areas of rural-urban differences, substance use and treatment access, and restorative justice. She was the principal investigator (PI) for the Alaska Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (AK-SAKI) research component in partnership with the Alaska Department of Public Safety and serves as the PI for the quinquennial Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS).

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Introduction to Research Methods in Justice
  • Rural Justice
  • Crime Victimization and Justice
  • Substance Use and Crime
  • Cinematic Images of Justice


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Johnson, I. D., & Lewis, R. (2022). Victim-survivors’ prioritization of reasons for non-reporting adult sexual assaults to law enforcement. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/08862605221114146

Belenko, S., Bodas LaPollo, A., Gesser, N., Weiland, D., Perron, L., & Johnson, I. D. (2021). Augmenting substance use treatment in the drug court: A pilot randomized trial of peer recovery support. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 131. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108581

Johnson, I. D., & Belenko, S. (2021). Female intimate partner violence survivors’ experiences with disclosure to informal network members. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(15-16), NP8082–NP8100. doi: 10.1177/0886260519843282

Becan, J. E., Fisher, J. H., Johnson, I. D., Bartkowski, J. P., Seaver, R., Gardner, S. K., Aarons, G. A., Renfro, T. L., Muiruri, R., Blackwell, L., Piper, K. N., Wiley, T. A., & Knight, D. K. (2020). Improving substance use services for juvenile justice-involved youth: Complexity of process improvement plans in a large scale multi-site study. Adm Policy Ment Health. doi: 10.1007/s10488-019-01007-z

Johnson, I. D., & Hiller, M. L. (2019). Rural location and relative location: Adding community context to the study of sexual assault survivor time until presentation for medical care. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(14), 2897-2919.

Knight, D. K., Joe, G. W., Morse, D. T., Smith, C., Knudsen, H. K., Johnson, I., Wasserman, G. A., Arrigona, N., McReynolds, L. S., Becan, J. E., Leukefeld, C., & Wiley, T. R. A. (2019). Organizational context and individual adaptability in promoting perceived importance and use of best practices for substance use. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 46(2), 192-216.

Belenko, S., Johnson I. D., Taxman, F., Rieckmann, T. (2018). Probation staff attitudes toward substance abuse treatment and evidence-based practices. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(2), 313-333.

Other Publications

Johnson, I. D. (2022). The Alaska Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (AK-SAKI) research component: A process improvement analysis of the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s sexual assault investigation, prosecution, and victim-survivor engagement and support processes.

Gonzalez, A., Johnson, I., & Payne, T. C. (2021). Adverse childhood experiences, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence among persons who may be Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries: Findings from the Alaska Victimization Survey. Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Johnson, I. D. (2021). 2020 Statewide Alaska Victimization Survey final report. Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Johnson, I. D., Breager, R., TePas, K. H. (2019, Fall). Study examines sexual assault survivor experiences. Alaska Justice Forum, 16(1).

Johnson, I. D. (2018, November 8). An impossible choice at age 12. Anchorage Daily News.

Johnson, I. D. (2017, January 19). Reject any normalization of sexual violence. Alaska Dispatch News.

Pitts, J. R., Johnson I. D., & Eidson, J. L. (2014). Keeping the case open: Responding to DeJong and Blanchette's "Case Closed" on the Minimum Legal Drinking Age in the United States. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 75(6), 1047-1049.

Johnson, I. D. (2010). Restorative justice circles as a method for addressing the impacts of crime on victims, communities, and offenders. University of Alaska Fairbanks Honors Capstone Thesis.