Profile: Johnetta Hudson
Johnetta Hudson, Ph.D., is emeritus associate professor of educational leadership within the Department of Teacher Education and Administration at the University of North Texas, where she joined the faculty in 1999. Her scholarship focuses on race, class, and gender issues in education. Within this broad area, Hudson has published on women's leadership in a male-dominated culture and on leadership for educating a diverse student population.
A secondary area of interest is leadership development utilizing technology. For the last 11 years in her program area, she has led the way in integrating technology into instruction. At UNT, she teaches graduate courses in cultural foundations in education; race, class and gender issues in education; administration and supervision of special populations; and school communications and public relations.
Prior to coming to UNT, Hudson was on the faculty of Midwestern State University, where she held the West Distinguished Professor Chair in Educational Administration. She has also been on the faculty of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Hudson entered higher education after completing 11 years as a school district administrator. She served as a high school assistant principal and principal, assistant superintendent of secondary education and an area assistant superintendent.
Her degrees are from Kentucky State University (B.A.), University of Nebraska (M.A.) and Indiana State University (Ed.S. and Ph.D.).