Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson serves as the Dean of Student Services, Equity Programs & Pathways at American River (Community) College.
He has published three books; his first book, Beyond Surviving: From Religious Oppression to Queer Activism was a #1 Best-seller on Amazon.com for Gay & Lesbian Activism. Joshua's newest book is Queer People of Color in Higher Education.
Joshua also served as the Assistant Dean/Director of the Multicultural Student Center at UW-Madison and as the Director of the LGBT Center at the UC-Santa Barbara. Joshua received a doctorate in higher education and LGBT studies, a master's in student affairs, and a master’s in Marketing. Joshua is a former chair of the NASPA (Student Affairs in Higher Education) MultiRacial Knowledge Community. Joshua has presented more than 35 national presentations and regularly serves as a trainer, consultant, and keynote speaker.