About the Institute: People

Heidi Johnson
Managing Director
26 Winthrop Street
Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155
Phone: (617) 627-4918
Fax: (617) 627-5596
Email: heidi.johnson@tufts.edu


Heidi is the Managing Director at the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development. Heidi joined the Institute in November 2006. She came from New York University, where she was the Associate Director for the Master of Science in Publishing, a graduate program that prepares students for careers in book, magazine and digital publishing. Her career at NYU spans 12 years and includes time at the School of Education as Project Manager for a professional development program for New York City school teachers and at the Office of the Dean for Science, where she was a grant administrator. Before living in New York, she was a program coordinator for a Ph.D. program at Harvard Medical School. Heidi holds a B.A. in English/Communication Arts from Emmanuel College in Boston and an M.P.A. in Public and Nonprofit Management from NYU's Wagner School of Public Service.